Michelle Spillane, LCMHC
Therapist, Nutritional Counselor
Michelle is a native of the world. She is the daughter of two retired Service Members and is also a Military spouse. She considers Hawaii to be home.
She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of North Carolina. Michelle obtained her bachelor's degree in Psychology and her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. She also holds a certificate in Nutritional Therapy from The Health Sciences Academy.
She has worked with a wide variety of clients in many settings; including schools and military installations. Her experience includes individual and group therapy for adolescents and adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses, past trauma, mood disorders, substance use, and personality disorders. She has experience working with military families who are overcoming stressors that are inherent to the military lifestyle, such as deployments, injuries, and assisting families with the transition to civilian sector.
Michelle consistently works from a strength-based, person-centered approach to provide a warm and supportive environment. Her approach is holistic and solution-focused. Through mindfulness practices, cognitive behavioral therapy, and other evidence based practices and modalities she helps clients identify their strengths, reduce uncomfortable symptoms and learn new ways of experiencing the world. Michelle believes that we all have the strength and ability to change our perspectives and the stories we tell ourselves.