I am a dual licensed as a Professional Counselor with (35+) years of service, and I am (LMT 16+) as a Massage Therapist. I utilize a holistic, therapeutic approach to treatment that involves healing of the MIND, BODY, and SPRIRIT. I have an earned a BA degree in Psychology from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. And I earned a MA degree in Psychology from Washington University, in St. Louis MO. I have completed a massage therapy certification program at The Healing Arts Center in St. Louis, in 2005.
Additional areas of focus: Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Codependency, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Fatherhood Issues, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Sexual Dysfunction, Somatization, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
CO LPC 0014602
MO LPC 000331
It has been great conversing with Michael. He gives great suggestions and tools to help you progress. Quite the blessing.
Written on Jul 25, 2023 after therapy with Michael for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
My sessions with Michael have always been a very nice break during my weeks. He always gives great feedback and advice and is always willing to respond to my frequent pivots in conversation each session. Thank you so much Michael!
Written on Apr 19, 2023 after therapy with Michael for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching
Very kind, helpful, supportive, understanding, knowledgeable
Written on Apr 08, 2023 after therapy with Michael for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
Michael listens, understands, and cuts to the chase. He'll give it to you straight, tell you what you need to hear, as opposed to what you WANT to hear, such as when you're making excuses. But he's tactful and nice about it.
He's the most practical therapist I've used on this site.
Written on Mar 12, 2023 after therapy with Michael for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Michael has been very helpful in my path to recovery. He is very skilled in a wide range of topics and I can talk to him about any issue I'm having and get a great response
Written on Feb 22, 2023 after therapy with Michael for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Michael understands my frustrations and has great tips for controlling my reaction to events that would normally upset me.
Written on Feb 04, 2023 after therapy with Michael for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and anger management