Michelle Pangallo is a registered Psychologist and Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), who completed her Masters in Counselling Psychology at LaTrobe University.
Michelle is passionate about supporting people with chronic pain and illness to cope with their pain and live a meaningful life. Working in collaboration with other Allied Health staff, Michelle addresses both the physical and emotional aspects of client’s pain. She helps clients recognise the way they think and feel about their pain, its impact on their quality of life, as well as learning ways to adjust to and manage symptoms through evidence-based methods. Michelle has considerable experience working with clients across the lifespan from childhood to older adulthood in Community Health, private practice, and schools. She also draws on a number of therapeutic approaches including Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Mindfulness, Cognitive behavioural therapy, Schema therapy and psychodynamic methods.
Michelle actively volunteers with Challenge, a non-for-profit organisation supporting children with cancer and is a Committee Member of the APS College of Counselling Psychologists (Victorian Branch).