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Contact:
Jackie Michel, M.S.
185 Brookside Lane
Fayetteville, NY 13066
Phone: 315.859.1470

Email:
jackie@jackiemichel.com

About Jackie

Jackie Michel, M.S.,
Psychotherapist, Executive Coach, Consultant

Jackie Michel is the owner and director of J. Michel Associates, a company that offers coaching, counseling and consulting.
   Her approach combines a thorough understanding of the business environment with an extensive background in counseling and psychotherapy. She facilitates candid conversation, elicits creative thinking and is an expert at listening, synthesizing and fostering breakthroughs in thinking and action. 

Realizing the importance of the skills and training available to leaders and managers, Jackie believed parents deserved similar insights and wisdom relative to parenting and it should be available in an easily accessible format.  With her extensive experience working both as a psychotherapist and an executive coach with people and kids from every walk of life, she has intergrated up to date information with her transformational learning approach in the online course  created for parents, "Mastering the Art of Raising Great Kids."

Now in her new book, "Hooray for Parenting, Your Guide to Raising Great Kids", Jackie likens the parenting journey to looking into a crystal.  No matter what facet one focuses on, all the others are reflected.  Those multiple reflections or themes and prerequisites for creative masterful parenting include love, learning, listenng, patience, practice, using the power of limits, the power of mistakes, courage and trust.

Today, she and her husband live in Fayetteville, New York where she continues private video counseling and coaching with clients in New York, Houston and California. She is creator of www.gratitudeleads.com  She recently has served as a consultant to the management team and direct care workers at United Cerebral Palsy in Utica, New York.

Education:

    Masters Degree - Simmons College

    Bachelors Degree - Simmons College, Oberlin College

    Executive Challenge, Mastery Programs, offered by
    Gap International

    Coaching for Clinicians, offered by MentorCoach.com

    Other Continuing Education includes courses in
    Psychotherapy, Brain Science, Positive Psychology and  
    Happiness, Mindfulness, Stress Reduction, Leadership,
    Individual and Organizational Transformation, Effective
    Communication, Motivation, Productivity and Professional/
    Personal Coaching.

Honors:

    Women in Business Award,  Utica, NY  
    Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International, Utica Club

Affiliations:

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State of New York           
    National Association of Social Workers  
    Academy of Certified Social Workers     
    Women Ties - Syracuse

Personal:

    Jackie volunteers for the Onondaga Earth Corps, an
    organization in Syracuse coommitted to empowering youth  
    though environmental work

    She co-created the "Grandparents Commection" at the
    Montessori School of Syracuse

    She is a grandmother of six, ages 9-20 who are actice in     
    the music and theater communities in Syracuse

    Her husband, Peter Michel, is a nationally known sculptor  
    with public art work in upstate NY, Springfield, Mass,
    Urbana, IL, Houston, Dallas and Washington, DC