Michelle Joy, MFT, has been employed at The Couples Institute & CICS in Menlo Park, CA, since 2002, and currently a therapist on staff. She trains with relationship experts Ellyn Bader, Ph.D and Peter Pearson, Ph.D to deliver state of the art tools for couples. In addition to her private practice, Michelle offers Communication Intensive Workshops for ALL couples. Michelle Joy also leads Marriage Prep 101 Workshops for Engaged, Newly Married, or Seriously Dating couples with her husband, Dan Joy.
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 to therapists, Michelle is a local and national speaker for professional associations, including PESI.com, on how to help more couples. She is also 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 sees clients daytime and evenings in Menlo Park, CA.
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 in Menlo Park
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