Dr. Michelle Garcia – Psychologist

Michelle Garcia Thomas – is a licensed Clinical Psychologist. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Florida State University, and her Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Michelle has obtained extensive experience through a broad variety of settings and has worked as part of many interdisciplinary teams with a wide multitude of agencies. Over the years, Michelle has worked with children, adolescents, adults, and older adults with diverse diagnoses and treatment needs. She has provided behavioral supports for people diagnosed with Developmental Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders in their homes, school, and work environments. She has also conducted psychological and neuropsychological assessment at a Veterans Administration Medical Center to provide treatment as well as for diagnostic impressions, at a psychiatric facility to coordinate medication trials, and through contracts with state mental health and developmental disabilities offices in order to assist with eligibility and treatment planning. She conducted individual and group therapy at a Veterans Administration Medical Center, community-counseling facility, private practice, in schools, at a community mental health center, and at an inpatient eating disorder facility. Furthermore, she has worked with athletes on performance and other issues in a university setting. Michelle has also conducted numerous presentations, workshops, and seminars on a large spectrum of topics at the local and state level.

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