MACP, CYW, CYC (cert), CTRP-C
Michelle was born and raised in Sarnia where she continues to work and volunteer in personal and professional settings. Michelle attended Lambton College, graduating with an Advanced Diploma in Child and Youth Care. Continuing her education, she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Psychology and a Master of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology. Michelle is accredited through Starr Commonwealth as a Certified Trauma and Resilience Practitioner.
Michelle has spent her entire career helping people, joining the Faculty at Lambton College to further the field of Child and Youth Care. She has been the recipient of the Krista Sepp Mentoring Award, a speaker at the World Child and Youth Care Conference in Newfoundland and is a past president of the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care. Michelle has served on various committees and Board level positions of related agencies in Sarnia and volunteers as the secretary for the Sarnia Chapter of the 999th Legion for Child Rights.
Michelle believes that every single person has potential.
In her free time, Michelle is a dedicated wife to her husband Christopher, bonus mom to her 2 daughters, Amber and Jayda, and a proud aunt to many nieces and nephews.