Michelle Shya, LCSW

Staff Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Talk Therapy

Education and training

• Millersville University, BSW

• Marywood Unviersity, MA

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Michelle Shya, LCSW

Michelle Shya, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) at Talkiatry, has provided care in the field for almost a decade. Working with individuals and families, she has connected and fostered ties with a broad spectrum of clients, including adolescent, adult, and geriatric services. Michelle's practice style centers on providing a safe and understanding space for clients to share, learn, identify, and address their unique therapeutic needs. Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Michelle focuses on the relationships between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors to assist the client discover their personal strengths and motivation to best realize their individual life goals.

Michelle completed her undergraduate Social Work education at Millersville University. Later at Marywood University, she earned her Master in Social Work, with a specialization in Child and Family Practice. Michelle has had a wide variety of experiences working as a Social Worker in therapeutic and social service settings. She has provided case management and therapeutic care in domestic violence shelters, treatment foster care, community organizations, and hospice in-home support. In Michelle's experience in providing therapy, she has maintained a generalist practice, working with a variety of individuals facing personal barriers and challenges. By taking a step-by-step therapeutic approach, the client is able to better understand and process their thoughts as well as feelings to drive actionable change.

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