- Postgraduate Certificate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, New York School for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 1986.
- MSW, Social Work, Rutgers University, 1974.
- MA, Counseling Psychology, New York University, 1973.
- Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- Member, National Association of Social Workers.
- Member, Western Massachusetts Trauma Response Network.
SPECIALITIES: individual and group therapy with children, adolescents
and adults; family and couples’ therapy
Michèle has worked in varied settings all over the United States,
which has broadened and deepened her knowledge and experience. These
include working on an inpatient psychiatric unit, at an adolescent
drop-in center, and at a teaching hospital (New York City); doing
in-home family therapy (Tucson, AZ); assistant professor at West
Virginia University Medical Center, Dept. of Behavioral Medicine,
specializing in family therapy and womens’ issues; Clinical Director
of Child and Adolescent Services (inpatient and outpatient),
University of Rochester Medical Center Dept. of Psychiatry; therapist
in a pain management clinic and in several nursing homes (Dallas, TX);
Clinical Coordinator of Child and Adolescent Services/School Mental
Health at Jewish Family Service of Dallas. Most recently Michèle was
Program Supervisor for Children/Adolescent Division at The Brien
Center. She is currently co-facilitator of the Families in Transition
Program, a mandated course for parents who are divorcing and have
children under the age of eighteen. She is also starting adult
divorce groups at CCB.