As a Licensed Professional Counselor & Certified Professional Clinical Supervisor. Michael received a Counseling Masters Psychology from Argosy University in Atlanta, Georgia. Michael also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Shorter University in Atlanta, GA.
Michael presents as a seasoned Licensed Therapist that has worked in a lot of community-based setting and roles. I have worked on an inpatient hospital in social work for 6 years. Over the last 12 to 15 years providing Clinical Supervision and Clinical Director roles supervising un-licensed staff and providing oversight to clinical programs. Currently, as the Director of Clinical Operation oversees an outpatient mental health facility that provide psychiatric, medical and mental health counseling services.
Michael’s scope of practice is many and varied utilizing cognitive and behavior therapy and other specialty modalities providing individual, family and couples counseling to children, adults and families. Areas of specialties include issues of meditation and mindfulness, addictions, grief and loss, depression problems, oppositional and defiant issues for children, homelessness, spiritual connectedness, leadership development, stress management, LBGQT issues and trauma that impact the growth, development and potentially impeded on one's personal growth.
Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Gender Dysphoria, HIV / AIDS, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
GA LPC LPC006998