In 2007, Michelle continued her education in counseling at the University of Phoenix, specializing in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy. During her graduate clinical work, she pioneered the opening of the university’s first counseling center in Las Vegas. Michelle developed and facilitated a graduate student counseling program, including two-way mirrors and video recordings for direct and immediate feedback from clinical supervisors. Michelle focused her clinical practice on the treatment of anxiety disorders and adult female survivors of sexual abuse and trauma.
Michelle later transitioned to an outpatient clinic in 2012 to advance her clinical practice. During Michelle’s post graduate internship, she provided psychotherapy to hundreds of patients with a variety of mental health disorders and diagnoses. Michelle developed and operated the clinic’s Anger Management Treatment Program for adolescents and adults. In 2015, Michelle opened private practice and is eager to provide psychotherapy that is highly customized and available to optimally serve each of her client’s individual needs.
Michelle’s training as a Marriage and Family Therapist emphasized a systemic approach to clinical assessment and treatment. Specifically, systemic therapy analyzes the interactional patterns between various relationships in one’s life. While the treatment approaches Michelle uses may vary, she enjoys using a Cognitive- Behavioral approach to therapy. Michelle has also received training in Solution-Focused Therapy, HURIER Listening Model, and is currently working toward certification for eating disorders and related concerns. Michelle has received numerous clinical awards and certifications of excellence throughout her career resulting from her passion and genuine approach in working with others. Michelle is currently registered in the State of Nevada as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is certified by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy as a licensed Clinical Fellow.
In her free time, Michelle enjoys the outdoors, playing musical instruments, and hot yoga. Michelle is also involved in several charitable organization in the greater Las Vegas community.
Michelle’s mission is to provide personalized, high-quality mental health care for each of her patients. She has created a practice that she is passionate about sharing with you. Feel free to visit her website to contact her or learn more about her credentials at http://www.dahanmft.com/