Michelle has over 37 years of experience working as a Registered Nurse in Psychiatry and Addictions. She is nationally Board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse. Michelle has worked in both the public and private sectors in a wide variety of settings which include Inpatient hospitals, Community Mental Health Centers, Detox Facilities and Residential Treatment Centers. She has worked in various capacities treating individuals with acute and chronic mental illness, co-occurring disorders, and addiction. Michelle worked previously at Lifeskills South Florida for over 16 years and now returns in the capacity of Admissions Director. She returns with a mission to assist clients in gaining admission to excellent evidence based treatment so they can return to their optimum level of functioning.