Saint Charles Campus
630.587.3777 ext 504
Michelle has her Master’s in Social Work from Aurora University. She received her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Aurora University as well. Prior to Riverview, Michelle interned at a private practice and the Aurora School District seeing adolescents to adults. She also interned as a medical social worker at Delnor Hospital working with emergency room behavioral health and the complex needs of patients.
Michelle has experience working with children, adolescents, young adults, and adults with presenting problems such as anxiety, depression, life transitions, grief, social skills, and more. She helps each client with positive coping skills, self-esteem, relationships, and communication. Michelle uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), mindfulness, strengths based approaches, and play therapy with her clients. She makes sure that clients feel safe and understood as well as meeting them where they are at. Michelle puts an emphasis on building rapport and believes in the potential of every client.