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Michael Falcone, PsyD, LMFT, CADC-II

California Regional Therapy Program Director

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” - Maya Angelou

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Hello, it’s great to meet you!

I believe that establishing trust is crucial toward building a strong therapeutic connection. I use evidenced-based therapy models such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to guide treatment and apply effective interventions. Thus, my philosophy is progress made in therapy is trust earned.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Trauma

MENTAL HEALTH + WELLNESS RESOURCES
(MY FAVORITE RECOMMENDATIONS)

"The Body Keeps Score" by Bessel van der Kolk

DVD- Pleasure Unwoven: An Explanation of the Brain Disease of Addiction

Cognitive Behavorial Therapy Made Simple: 10 Strategies for Managing Anxiety, Anger, Panic, and Worry

Mindfulness/Meditation - Calm App

BIO

Michael is experienced in organizational leadership, program development, and supervising and training counselors working toward professional licensure. He also has managed programs for youth, worked as a civilian counselor and supervisor for the U.S. Military, and served as a clinical director at an inpatient psychiatric hospital as well as inpatient detox/residential co-occurring Treatment facility. Michael has been in private practice working with individuals, couples and families for the past decade.

CLINICAL EXCELLENCE.

Michael has managed programs for youth, worked as a civilian counselor and supervisor for the U.S. Military, and served as a clinical director at an inpatient psychiatric hospital as well as inpatient detox/residential co-occurring Treatment facility.

Education

  • Psy. D, Marriage and Family Therapy - Alliant International University
  • MA, Marriage and Family Therapy - Alliant International University
  • BA, Psychology - Binghamton University
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Hobbies

  • Baseball/Softball
  • Kayaking
  • Hiking
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Awards

  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)