Michael graduated from the University of California Irvine with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Cognitive Science. He has been working with children on the autism spectrum and with other special needs since 2010. Michael received his Masters in Clinical Psychology in 2017 from Vanguard University of Southern California. He completed his BCBA coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis at the Florida Institute of Technology.
Since 2010, Michael has worked with a diverse population of children, adolescents, and adults. He is experienced in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Discrete Trial Training (DTT), Natural Environment Training (NET), and Picture Communication Systems (PECS). He has experience working with individuals with autism, oppositional defiant disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and various anxiety disorders. Michael believes that everyone has the potential to grow and achieve their goals. He strives to help people and support them in any way possible to achieve their ultimate potential.
Michael played collegiate baseball and was raised in Orange County, California. He still resides in Orange County with his beautiful wife. Outside of working with clients, he enjoys watching sports, using technology, and living an active lifestyle.