Michele Donahue, MS., LPC

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I’m originally from North-Central Illinois and relocated to the DFW area in 1991 and love everything Texas has to offer. I married my high school sweetheart, celebrating our 40+ anniversary. I am blessed with three grown children and three grandchildren. When I am not working, I enjoy hiking the many Texas trails, biking, traveling, gardening, reading, crochet/knitting, and spending time with family/friends and our senior pup!

 

I practice a holistic approach to therapy and became a counselor because I have a love of and a passion to help children, adolescents, couples, and individuals struggling with interpersonal issues. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, grief, and relationship concerns. I also counseling individuals who are struggling with COVID related anxiety and depression. I work with all age groups; and welcome all beliefs, ethnicities, races, gender, and sexual orientation. 

I have professional training and have completed the Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1/2/3 Practicum Training by John and Julie Gottman and use the sound relationship techniques in therapy. I am currently in training for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from The University of Texas At Arlington, 1999
Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Wesleyan University, 2019


Certifications/Additional Training:

EMDRIA HAP Weekend 1

Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1/2/3 Practicum Training

Couple and Family Interventions for Traumatic and Victimizing Experiences

Restoration Therapy: Understanding and Guiding Healing in Marriage and Family Therapy

Healing After the Affair

Facing the Dragon: Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) with Traumatized Couples

Trauma and Resilience: A Life-Span Intervention Approach

Discernment Counseling for Mixed-Agenda Couples

Associations/Ministries:

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

American Counseling Association

Learning Disabilities Association