Michael aspires to help individuals reach peak performance and improve their mindset and overall wellbeing. He has worked with athletes and coaches in a variety of individual and team sports, at the youth, club, NCAA Division I, and international levels. He has also consulted with individuals in a community-based performance enhancement and wellness program. In addition, he shares his expertise in a number of workshops and clinics focusing on leadership, stress management, and positive youth coaching. He is a frequent presenter at regional and national sport psychology conferences, and is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP).
Michael is concurrently serving as a per diem clinician for a nonprofit organization that coordinates therapeutic sport groups for at-risk youth. His counseling background has enabled him to work with a number of general mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and grief. He studies aggressive behavior and anger management in sport and has taught over a dozen college courses in the areas of sport psychology, sociology of sport, and exercise and health psychology. In his spare time, Michael enjoys playing basketball and racket sports, skiing, hiking, board games, video games, and spending time with his wife and their energetic corgi and Maine coon cat.