Michelle Zimmerman has been practicing for more than 20 years, with a focus on helping clients with personal and professional growth, coping skills and building resilience. She works with individuals who struggle with anxiety, mood disorders, stress, chronic medical conditions and life transitions. Michelle specializes in working with professionals including business, education and medical and behavioral health professionals.

Michelle received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Vermont and her Master’s Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She did her clinical training at Duke University Medical Center based at Duke Addictions Program in Durham, North Carolina, and at Massachusetts General Hospital based at the Charlestown Mental Health Clinic in Boston.

Michelle started her career working at Duke University Medical Center on community health research projects. She worked in inpatient substance abuse treatment and outpatient mental health before transitioning into private practice where she offers individual and group therapy as well as workshops and presentations on varying topics.

In addition to her practice, Michelle serves as adjunct faculty at the University of Southern Maine based in Portland, Maine. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, photography and writing. Her written and visual work have been published in journals and featured in juried art exhibitions. Michelle grew up in Vermont and currently resides in Maine with her family.