ME-SC, LAC, NCC, Behavioral Health Clinician
Michele Lynn, a dedicated professional residing in Arizona, holds a Master's Degree in Counseling and is a Licensed Associate Counselor in the State of Arizona. With a decade of hands-on experience as a school counselor catering to students from K-8 grades, Michele possesses an intimate understanding of the dynamics leading to behavioral health issues, especially among the youth.
Having been actively involved in research centered on social justice, Michele possesses a profound empathy for marginalized communities, including communities of color and the LGBTQI+ spectrum. This compassion extends to her clinical work, wherein she has worked extensively with non-binary, gender non-conforming, and trans youth and teens, as well as adults.
Michele specializes in trauma treatment, boasting training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) tailored for young individuals. Furthermore, she's adept at Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a method that offers relief from various mental health challenges, such as anxiety, depression, and diverse trauma types.
Passionately advocating for inclusivity and diversity, Michele is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Counselor Education, with her research and advocacy spotlighting cultural humility and social justice. In her therapeutic approach, she employs a Cultural-Relational Theoretical position, emphasizing the importance of collaboration, shared power, and mutual learning. Michele deeply understands that systemic factors play a significant role in influencing behavioral health, emphasizing the need to address these overarching issues for holistic healing and growth.