Accredited Mental Health Social Worker
BSWK MMHPrac MAASW
Michele is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker. Michele draws from over 10 years of experience providing emotional and practical support to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. This experience has been gained from working in not-for- profit organisations with complex families at risk in the community.
Michele has a special interest and experience working with victims/survivors of domestic and family violence. She is passionate about working to create a safer place for all people, social justice, and the rights of every individual to a life filled with safety, inclusion, knowledge and connectedness. Michele aims to assist each person she works with to achieve these things in life. She has training and experience working with the David Mandel Safe and Together Model and the Duluth Model.
Michele works from a trauma-informed, feminist, client-centred, strengths-based approach whilst utilising a range of evidence-based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, and focused psychological strategies. Michele uses her skills and knowledge to work with her clients collaboratively to establish their goals and work through issues that are affecting their well-being. Michele’s services come under the banner of the Medicare Better Access Scheme. Her clients can therefore claim a Medicare rebate if they have a Mental Health Care Plan referral from their GP.
Michele works at both our Sippy Downs and Caloundra clinics.
In order to book an appointment with Michele at Sippy Downs, please call the Ochre Health Medical Centre on 07 5373 0700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to book an appointment with Michele at Caloundra, email email@example.com.
Michele has completed a Bachelor of Social Work (BSWK), and a Master of Mental Health Practice (MMHPrac). She is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AMHSW) and a Member of the Australian Association of Social Workers (MAASW). Michele is a 1-2-3 Magic and Emotion Coaching Facilitator and a Registered Circle of Security Parent Facilitator.