Michelle Mason, AMFT #125714 is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist under the supervision of Tammy Runge, M.A., LMFT. Michelle is currently obtaining her PhD in Clinical Forensic Psychology with a focus in Crisis Response. In December 2020, Michelle earned her master’s degree in Marital Family Therapy from Alliant International University School of Professional Psychology in San Diego.
Michelle has worked with the first response system for three years as a trauma interventionist with TIP Trauma Intervention Program of San Diego, where she has served survivors of traumatic incidents and first responders on scene to stabilize, support and guide to help individuals and first responders during tragedy to receive the ongoing support they need in the days following the critical incident. Michelle is familiar with working with the different stages of emergency calls within the Emergency Response System.
Michelle’s clinical experience includes a focused work with Grief and Loss, working with The San Diego Elizabeth Hospice Grief and Bereavement Department, where she worked with many clients, adults and children of whom were survivors of loss, natural death, suicide, traumatic losses, accidents, homicide and overdoses, all of whom were referred by the San Diego Medical Examiner’s office. Grief and loss are painful, and something one does not have to go through alone.
Michelle’s primary focus is assisting client’s get to a better place during difficult times. Michelle helps with understanding, navigating and working with and through anxiety, depression and maladaptive behaviors, through getting to the root of it in a secure safe environment with understanding and care. Michelle utilizes treatment modalities of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Based CBT, Psychosomatic Responses, Restorative Retelling, Narrative Therapy with a foundation focus of Attachment Based Therapy for creating safe, secure therapeutic alliance for healing and feeling better.
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