Michelle has been working in the field of child and adolescent mental health for the past 24 years. She earned her BA in Psychology at the University of California, San Diego, and then her Master in Social Work degree at San Jose State University. She has been licensed as a LCSW for the past 20 years. Michelle began at the Center in 2004 and was Assistant Director of Child and Adolescent Services prior to this position. She is responsible for the continuum of children’s programs and transition age youth programs, as well as the Children’s Training Committee. She oversees the Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Services for the agency, and is an active participant on the Policy and Procedures Committee.