Mary-Michael Hanbury, LISW-CP, CCTP-II


I came to the profession of therapy late in life through my strong desire to help others by providing direct care. Prior to counseling, I had a varied and fulfilling career working in non-profit administration and management as the Director of Administration for the Child & Family Institute in Sacramento, California. A nonprofit that provides out-patient mental health services to at-risk children and their families, and the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) in Galt, California. A nonprofit which provides sanctuary to abused, abandoned and retired captive wildlife. I also have a background in theatrical production and design where I worked at the Tony-award-winning Goodman Theatre, Chicago’s oldest and largest not-for-profit theater.

My approach to therapy is holistic (mind, body and spirit) and solution-focused. I incorporate a variety of modalities to help individuals address their life challenges. These include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Motivational Interviewing; Ego State Therapies and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). I am certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and I am a Level 2 Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. I am a graduate of the Stop at Nothing Leadership Program and the Sierra Health Leadership Program.

Seeing clients in the Office and via Telehealth.

Mary-Michael Hanbury, LISW-CP, CCTP-II

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