Michelle’s experience extends to Clinical Social Worker, Cognitive Behavior Therapist (CBR), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and trainer.
Michelle has a unique and diverse educational and employment background. She completed her clinical Master of Mental Health Science at the Department of Psychiatry, Flinders University, and is a qualified secondary school teacher and social worker. Her employment history also includes 20 years of experience in the child and family community welfare field including 10 years as a member of the Victoria Police with 5 years in the Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Unit.
Her offering includes expertise in the following categories –
• Workplace Well-Being Training
• Crisis & Organization Management
• Critical Incident Debriefing
Michelle’s diverse work history, drive and passion have led her to create a flexible workplace culture and a team that loves what they do, and this is demonstrated in customer contact and clinical outcomes. She leads a select team of professionals and support staff that help businesses and organisations improve the productivity of their management, employees, and staff with results-driven mental health therapy and training.
“When human beings have stressors at work or home their functioning and relationships can suffer.”
Her curiosity in professional growth and lifelong learning incorporates attending the annual Association for Contextual Behavioural Science (ACBS) Mental Health World Conferences. She advocates for a flexible work-life balance and a healthy lifestyle. Her active lifestyle includes yoga, stand-up paddleboarding, bike riding, and taking the stairs at every opportunity.
By ACTing Curious and understanding how her mind works, Michelle has faced life challenges, grown personally and professionally, and is living the life she loves.