Michele received her BA in Sociology from Drake University in 2002. She worked as a caseworker with youth, juvenile delinquents, foster care and family-centered for about 6 years. Michele received her MSEd in Counseling from Western Illinois University in 2010. She started her counseling career in Private Practice in 2016 and opened her own practice Quill Counseling in 2018. She has been married to her husband since 2006 and is the mother of 3 school-aged children. She stayed home with her children and worked part-time teaching and counseling in the school system until her children were school aged. She is also a certified Infant Touch and Massage Instructor utilizing techniques in sessions with new parents. Michele has written a book titled A FORK IN MY ROAD: A mother’s journey raising a child with food allergies and is currently working on her next book on Postpartum.