Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner
Michelle Stoller has been working at Wholeness Healing Center since November 2015 and sees clients in the Grand Island and Kearney offices and also via Telehealth. Michelle believes in the importance of building trusting relationships with clients and understands the difficulties and stressors a person faces may occur due to any number of circumstances. It is never too late to make changes and create a more satisfying life.
Michelle graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in August 2015 with a Master of Social Work degree. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Social Work from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in December 2012 and a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary and Early Childhood Education in May 1998.
Michelle has been providing therapy services to people of all ages with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, severe and persistent mental illness, grief, borderline personality disorder, domestic violence, trauma, and relationship conflicts. She has been a facilitator for the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills training group at Wholeness Healing Center. She has experience working with survivors of domestic abuse at the SAFE Center in Kearney, adults in crisis at Richard Young Hospital, and in roles as a CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocate) and therapist with children in the foster care system. Michelle has an interest in working with young adults through older adults, both individually and as couples. She enjoys being able to incorporate her Christian faith into her work but will meet clients where they are in their beliefs. Michelle incorporates Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Love and Logic Parenting, 5 Love Languages, and the Gottman Method interventions and theories in her practice.
Michelle has received training in Advocacy for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault survivors, Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk, Critical Incident and Stress Management Group Intervention, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1.
Michelle lives in Kearney with her husband and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, baking, gardening, crafting, and reading.