Michael received his Bachelors degree in Adventure Recreation from Green Mountain College and his MSW from the University of New Hampshire. He has worked with youth since 2005 in a variety of settings and is especially proud of his time at Outward Bound and at Summit Achievement. More recently, Michael has worked as a therapist with youth and families at a community mental health center. His approach to therapy pulls from a variety of evidenced-based treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, and Exposure Therapy. He is licensed as an independent clinical social worker, certified in Modular Approach to Treatment with Children (MATCH) from the Judge Baker Institute at Harvard Medical School, and has extensive training in cultural competence and creating inclusive safe places.
He believes in the effectiveness of groups and the power of interpersonal relationships. He enjoys traveling and is often out canoeing when it’s warm and skiing when it’s not.
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