Michelle Rappaport has over 20 years experience in the addiction/mental health field. She holds a Masters Degree in Substance Abuse Counseling from University of Louisiana at Monroe. She has areas of specialty in trauma, attachment issues, addiction, eating disorders, human sexuality, interpersonal neurobiology, women's issues, and chronic health related disorders.
Michelle has trained with top educators in the field, including Dan Seigal, Alan Schore, Sharon Stanley, Patrick Carnes, Claudia Black, and Tian Dayton. She is a the co-founder of the Experiential Healing Center in
Memphis TN. She is also the co-creator of SomEx(sm) : A Somatic Experiential intervention to treat trauma and addiction, and is on the certification board for SomEx(sm). Michelle is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Supervisor, a trained Experiential Therapist, and certified in EMDR. She completed a two-year fellowship with Sharon Stanley in Somatic Transformation and is an expert in the interpersonal neurobiology behind attachment trauma.
She has been an educator and professor, as well as worked with First Responders in traumatic incidents. Some of Michelle's professional organizations include the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health, The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, The American Counseling Association, International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, and The Tennessee Counseling Association.
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