Michelle Minette, MA, CHLC
Michelle is a Certified Holistic Life Coach with a practice located in Hamilton, Ohio and clients around the United States joining sessions and groups via Zoom. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Psychology and completed all necessary academic work and on-site training for her clinical doctorate in psychology. She is presently working toward her PhD in Humanities with a focus on Culture and Diversity. She specializes in helping people heal from narcissistic abuse (toxic relationships with high-conflict others) and working with trans youth and their families.
Her career trajectory provided opportunities to learn in a variety settings, including, but not limited to: pediatric hospital psychiatric inpatient and residential units; school-based psychology programs; prisoner psychological assessment and risk evaluation; psychological diagnostic, personality assessment, and neuropsychological evaluation consultation in adult psychiatric hospitals; experiential therapy; forensic psychological reports and collateral investigation; and, gender and sexually diverse cultural competency and humility consultation for providers and organizations. Across all settings and situations, she developed a strong understanding of the impact of PTSD (or C-PTSD) and the intricate overlap and relationship with personality disorders. Her strength lies in her ability to recognize how undesired behaviors were, at one time, functional.