Michelle Rogers, MA
I believe therapy is an important tool for healing as it offers people the opportunity to gain deeper insight and awareness into their own lives and development. The therapeutic relationship is of utmost importance, as I collaborate with my clients in understanding the core of what brings them into therapy and in developing the goals or plan that will assist in working through the problems. I believe that holistic well-being is a result of meaningful reflection on past and present experiences, and actively working toward a more positive future.
I work from a primarily interpersonalpsychodynamic perspective, which offers me flexibility in utilizing a variety of other therapy techniques that can be helpful—TF-CBT and CBT, Humanistic, Narrative, and Family Systems techniques. At the center of the therapeutic relationship is an experience ofvulnerability and trust that is often unique from other relationships. I encourage clients to explore the therapy relationship as an avenue to uniquely experience the challenges that they may be experiencing in other areas of life.
I received my BS in Psychology from Southern Nazarene University. I obtained my master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, where I am currently pursuing my doctorate in Clinical Psychology. I have worked in a variety of community mental health facilities, where I gained experience working with people of all age groups and a variety of clinical areas, such as early childhood trauma, depression, anxiety, and various interpersonal difficulties. Areas of Expertise:
- Relational conflicts
- Psychodynamic Psychotherapy