Michelle Magida, LCPC, LBS1
Michelle Magida earned her Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Michelle utilizes over 10 years of experiencing in helping children, adolescents, young adults, families, parents and schools achieve of social, emotional, behavioral and academic success. Michelle has a passion for helping children enjoy being kids and parents enjoy their children.
Michelle has presented at several public and private events on such topics as understanding executive functioning, how to avoid the dreaded power struggle and has created a parenting course titled Connection Before Correction.
Michelle’s counseling focuses on individuals with anxiety, depression, emotional regulation difficulties and attention/focus issues. In addition, Michelle enjoys partnering with parents as they develop new tools to diminish power struggles and establish healthy boundaries within the family. Michelle believes in the power of building on existing strengths, which can lead to lasting positive change.
Before founding Therapy Etc, Michelle was a special education teacher in the therapeutic day school setting and the Behavior Intervention Specialist for District 60 in Waukegan, Illinois providing training and support to district social workers, psychologists and administration with the hopes of supporting students in the least restrictive environment.
- Young Adult
- Mood & Anxiety
- Anger/Emotional Control