In addition to Couples Therapy Intensives, Michelle offers Communication Workshops for ALL couples. She also leads Marriage Prep 101 Workshops for Engaged, Newly Married, or Seriously Dating couples for those interested in Bay Area premarital counseling.
Michelle is also a certified Enneagram teacher, which is one of the many tools she uses to help couples understand and transform relationship patterns. A pioneer and leading expert of combining Couples Therapy with the Enneagram, she is been a guest speaker at conferences and podcasts, enlightening others on how to help more couples using this fascinating personality system.
A graduate in The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy – Advanced Level, Michelle is a go-to person on the Couples Institute staff for professional trainings. In addition to teaching advanced classes as well as providing consultations and trainings to therapists, Michelle has been a local and national speaker for several professional associations, including PESI.com and CAMFT, on how to help more couples. Michelle also gets invited to teach expert classes in Dr. Bader’s online course that reaches therapists all over the world, as well as to speak on an “expert couples therapy panel” by CAMFT, both designed to train couples therapists. She is an expert author on Marriage.com.
Michelle helps couples reach their goals using latest advancements in differentiation and neuroscience, which ranks among one of the leading applications in psychotherapy. Her clients appreciate her wisdom, insight and the expertise she’s gained from years of learning from some of the top leading experts in the world.
Michelle training therapists in the East Bay
Michelle teaching at the IEA Conference:
Qualifications and Affiliations:
Professional Speaker / Trainer
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist MFC#48603
- Master of Science Degree in Counseling Psychology
- Therapist on Staff at The Couples Institute Counseling Services in Menlo Park
- Board of Directors for Couples Institute Counseling Services
- Professional Trainer for The Couples Institute
- Certified Enneagram Teacher
- Selected speaker for the 25th annual International Enneagram Conference, 2019
- Workshop Leader for Couples
- Enneagram Workshop Instructor & Study Group Facilitator
Office located in Menlo Park, CA. Serving clients in Menlo Park, Redwood City, Atherton, Palo Alto, Burlingame, San Mateo, Belmont, San Carlos, Campbell, Los Altos, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Portola Valley