“I sincerely value the process of therapy as it has significantly changed my life allowing me peace, stability and a greater sense of self. Growing up with childhood trauma affected my adult life as well as my childhood. I struggled in my relationships where I lacked intimacy, stability and vulnerability. I was challenged with emotional dysregulation and lack of valuable coping schools in order to create boundaries and implement self care practices. The therapeutic relationship allowed me the sacred space I needed to heal. I am passionate about this process and enjoy working with clients on their journey to well being.”
Michele M. Stamper, MS, LMFT #128813
Following a 30 year career in the corporate world, I needed a change and desired a fulfilling career where I had the ability to give back to my community. I have been working as a therapist with clients in the Huntington Beach area since 2015. I am a member of California Marriage and Family Therapist (CAMFT) and registered with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. I am a lifetime member of the International Honor Society in Psychology PSI Chi.
I completed my undergraduate studies in Development Psychology at Vanguard University of Southern California graduating Summa Cum Laude. I continued my studies at Vanguard University and completed my Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology.
I have had comprehensive training to develop my clinical skills as a therapist where I worked at New Hope Crisis Counseling Hotline, the Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim, The Salvation Army Adult Rehab Center of Anaheim and in private practice.
I have provided counseling services for adults, adolescents, and children struggling with various issues including past trauma, anxiety, depression, addiction, drugs and alcohol dependency, complex ptsd, bullying, anger, grief, suicidal ideation, low self esteem, and diagnosed mental illness. I have led women’s and men’s process and anger management groups. I have provided training education classes for juvenile offenders, anger management, and self-esteem improvement.
Michele M. Stamper, MS