I use a variety of therapeutic modalities and cutting-edge technology to create a holistic treatment plan that addresses the specific challenges and goals of each patient. I am passionate about helping my patients become happier and live more authentic, fulfilling and purposeful lives.
My Clinical Therapy practice is built upon authentic, empathetic and challenging therapeutic techniques that addresses a variety of conditions for children, teens, couples and adults.
My expertise lies in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Problem-Solving Therapy, Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Structural Family Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and traditional Life Coaching.
These different modalities can be combined to create an optimal treatment plan customized to address the unique experiences, conditions and goals of each patient to produce real and lasting results.
Available throughout Connecticut and Florida! Teletherapy provides patients the ability to receive the same in-depth therapy remotely as they do from in-person counseling in the comfort of their home.
The ease, flexibility and increased access of conducting therapy sessions remotely through their computers or smart phones is a great option for many patients who have busy schedules, location challenges, or limited mobility. My teletherapy platform is HIPAA compliant and secure and allows for a no-hassle, easy-access solution without logins and passwords to remember — just a link to connect to get started.
Patients are encouraged to check with their insurance policy to ensure coverage.
Dr. Michelle is a certified HeartMath practitioner. HeartMath Biofeedback provides patients with the tools to help them better control their heart rhythm patterns, allowing them to create physiological coherence—a state of increased harmony and order emotionally, and in their mind and body.
With HeartMath Biofeedback therapy, patients learn healthy habits and attitudes, to better understand and manage the psychophysiology of stress, emotions and the interactions between the heart and the brain to help various conditions, including: depression, fatigue, anxiety, chronic pain, sleeplessness, tranquility and focus.
Biofeedback empowers patients to greatly reduce stress, increase resilience, and unlock their natural intuitive guidance for making better and lasting choices.
Virtual Reality Therapy
Virtual Reality Therapy is known to improve motivation, motor and social skills, provide an objective physiological measurement of a patient’s progress, and successfully reduce the symptoms of various psychological conditions.
By allowing patients to interact with and navigate harmless virtual representations of past traumatic stimuli in digitally created environments, they’re able to reduce their fear responses and curtail a host of symptoms associated with various conditions, such as: anxiety, ADHD, acrophobia, bullying, depression, eating disorders, insomnia, fear of driving, fear of flying, mindfulness, pain distraction, phobias, PTSD, OCD, and relaxation.
NeuroFlow helps patients take control of their whole health, both physically and mentally.
NeuroFlow is a great way to stay engaged between sessions. This app allows patients to receive and submit homework tailored to their symptoms and goals and receive reminders and helpful exercises directly on their mobile device or computer. I can track patient progress and amend their treatment plan based upon real-time results to help patients build the skills they need to improve their mental wellness and progress towards their goals.