Michelle earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Monash University in Australia, and then worked for a year as a Junior ABA therapist under the supervision of an Autism Centre in Melbourne. Later on, she obtained a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from HELP University in Malaysia, where she provided psychotherapy and conducted psychological assessments for clients of all ages in diverse settings such as Kajang Hospital, the Malaysian Mental Health Association, Dignity for Children Foundation, Mentem Psychological Services, and the Refugee Clinic.
After completing her Master's degree, Michelle worked as a clinical psychologist at the National Cancer Society Malaysia, where she worked closely with cancer patients. Additionally, she conducted talks to corporate donors and the public to raise cancer awareness.
Michelle is currently working closely with Solace Wellness team to provide Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services for corporate clients. She provides short-term counselling sessions, using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) approach to help the employees in coping with their personal and work-related challenges