Certified Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist
Certified Child and Adolescent Anxiety Treatment Specialist
Michelle Shalin believes in the power of positive relationships and integrates this value into her work with patients. She understands that therapy is a very personal and emotional experience and she strives to provide a warm, comforting environment so patients feel safe and understood.
Over the past 12 years, Ms. Shalin has worked with a myriad of patients, including young families, adolescents, children with special needs, teenagers, couples, adults and individuals with chronic illness. At this time, she offers therapy to children, adolescents, adults and couples.
Ms. Shalin incorporates a multitude of therapeutic techniques into her practice that center on her patients’ individual needs. These include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy and Solution-Focused Therapy.
Ms. Shalin has a Master’s in Counseling from National Louis University. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, as well as a certified Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist and a certified Child and Adolescent Anxiety Treatment Specialist.
Ms. Shalin loves dogs and in her free time enjoys traveling and experiencing the world.
Areas of Expertise
• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
• Autism Spectrum Disorder
• Family challenges
• Fear & panic
• Life transitions
• Parent coaching
• Parent-child relationship difficulties
• Relationship / marital challenges
• School refusal
• Self-esteem issues