Program Coordinator

Michelle L. Evans is a certified eating disorder specialist supervisor (CEDS-S) specializing in eating disorders, self-harm, anxiety, and OCD.

Michelle has over 10 years of experience working in the field of eating disorders. She has worked at all levels of care; outpatient, intensive outpatient (IOP), partial hospitalization (PHP), residential (RES), and inpatient (IP).

Michelle uses a variety of modalities, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT), Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), Family Based Therapy (FBT or Maudsley) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Michelle has a passion for working with athletes, adolescent patients, as well as their families.  Michelle has a caring and patient approach with both the patient and their caregivers, while also utilizing techniques from Family Based Therapy, Emotion Focused Family Therapy, and behavior modification interventions.

Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Michelle received her B.S. in psychology from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. After receiving her B.S., Michelle received her M.A. in professional counseling from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri.

Michelle enjoys hiking and camping with her husband and two dogs. Some of Michelle’s hobbies include spending quality time with friends and family, spoiling her two dogs (Moose & Nikki), going on long drives in the mountains with her husband, Mark, as well as curling up on the couch with a good book and a warm blanket. Michelle is always interested in learning about new approaches, techniques, modalities, etc. within the field of eating disorders and is constantly seeking out more education.

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