Michelle is a licensed clinical social worker and certified holistic health coach. She received her Master of Arts degree in Psychology from Seton Hall University and her Master of Science degree in Clinical Social Work from Columbia University. She is a Certified Life Coach from the Life Coach Institute of Orange County and a Certified Holistic Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She is Board Certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners.
Michelle has worked in the field of behavioral health for 20 years and has helped those impacted by various psychiatric and substance related disorders. In addition, she holds adjunct faculty positions at several universities.
She is the author of the award-winning book and Amazon Best Seller, The Secret Burden: Letting Go of the Shame, Anger, and Guilt of Emotional Eating and a contributing author of the Amazon Best Seller, The Gratitude Book Project 2013.