Michelle Tirella Ventura, AMFT

Michelle Tirella Ventura, AMFT

Michelle Tirella Ventura grew up in the Boston area and moved to Berkeley after receiving her Master’s in Education, with a concentration in School Counseling. Michelle has been active in the field of education/inclusion services for the past fourteen years in the East Bay where she has served children and families as a preschool director, director of inclusion services, and working with families who’s child(ren) are on the Autism spectrum and who have a range of developmental disabilities.

After receiving her M.A. in Counseling Psychology Michelle joined the Child Therapy Institute. She currently provides individual and group therapy at King Child Development Center and Washington Elementary school, as well as at the Child Therapy Institute office in Albany. Michelle connects easily with children and is passionate about working with children, and families. Michelle believes in connection and works collaboratively with a strength based approach.