Michelle McCoy

Owner/Clinical Director, Livewell Behavioral Health Counseling Center
Michelle McCoy

Michelle McCoy is the Founder and Executive Clinical Director of Livewell Behavioral Health Counseling Center. Michelle McCoy earned her Bachelors of Science in Health Science with an Emphasis in Human Services in 1999. She earned her Masters in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2005. Both degrees were earned at California State University, Fresno.

As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Michelle has extensive experience working with individuals from various multi-cultural and social-economic backgrounds. Her therapeutic approach affords her a unique perspective to work effectively with multi-ethnic and multi-cultural groups. She has extensive knowledge and experience providing therapeutic services for clients who seek similarity through culture. She has over 15 year experience working with men, women, and children with various issues that affect their ability to function on a daily basis. She has experience with the following mental health issues: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, and co-occurring (dual diagnosis) issues, and complex trauma. She has experience with the following relational issues: anger management, parent/child relations, parenting, family communication, marital issues, divorce and blended family issues. Michelle also provides Christian counseling for those individuals and families whose spirituality is used as a foundation for healing.

As a seasoned therapist, Michelle’s career as affords her the opportunity to transform lives by challenging stigma’s, fears, and misconceptions about the healing power of talk therapy. She has a deep passion for empowering people to live their best life by helping individuals explore their interpersonal strengths and abilities to make healthy changes happen for themselves, to educate people about the power of their untapped self-worth, and to encourage individuals discover power in their pain.
Michelle is a life long resident of Fresno, California. When she is not helping people build live their best life, her most important role is teaching her four daughters and one son to live their best lives by putting faith in a power greater than themselves (God), encouraging them to put work behind their dreams (because nothing comes to a dreamer but dreams), being courageous by standing up for what they believe in, and most importantly, taking care of their emotional selves.

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