Michele is a graduate of Penn State University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Marywood University where she received her Masters degree in Social Work. She has been a practicing Social Worker for 35 years receiving her license in clinical social work in 2002. Michele has worked in the areas of addiction, specialized foster care and community mental health. She has worked in outpatient, inpatient and residential treatment facilities. She has provided academic and personal counseling for college students and supported local high school students as the Mental Health Consultant to their Student Assistant teams. Michele has experience working with children, adolescents, young adults, adults, couples and families. Michele works under the belief that everyone has talents and strengths that need to be identified and developed. She believes effective communication is the key to personal and family health and happiness.