Michelle Foy, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
LIC NO. 64462
SD College East (Previously El Cajon)
Michelle Foy is a bilingual Spanish/English, Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has extensive experience working with families, children, and adults of all ages in various settings. Michelle specializes in neurobiological and cognitive behavioral approaches to teach clients skills to manage anxiety and panic in a brief number of sessions. She understands how trauma shapes lives and living at our best requires challenging traumas we have experienced. Michelle provides a safe place and guidance to process and overcome trauma related to Anxiety, Panic, PTSD, Depression, and Postpartum Depression.
Michelle has a unique background in physical therapy and integrates neurodevelopment into treatment utilizing modalities such as Blomberg Rhythmic Movement Training, Primitive Reflex Integration, and Emotional Freedom Technique-Tapping. Michelle enjoys working with adults and children with ADHD, Asperger's, Chronic Pain, and physical disabilities. She has practical experience working with stressed families with parenting difficulties, co-parenting conflict, foster children, and domestic abuse.
Michelle's primary training is in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Polyvagal Perspective, Motivational Interviewing, Attachment Therapy, Play Therapy, and Triple P Positive Parenting for parents with young children, adolescents, children with special needs, and for co-parenting.
Michelle received her Master of Social Work at San Diego State University and is active in the SDSU Social Work Alumni Chapter.