michelle caruso

Michelle Caruso



Michelle is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate who holds master’s degrees in Professional Counseling with an emphasis in trauma and special education. With over twenty years of experience in the education field, Michelle gained knowledge related to behavior analysis, human development, and social learning theory. As an Outpatient Clinician at Mountainside, Michelle combines her mindfulness experience, knowledge of attachment theory, and client-centered methodology with Mountainside’s holistic approach to support clients in building a self-sustaining recovery. She has completed Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach’s Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program, is a consulting hypnotist with the National Guild of Hypnotists, and is engaged in training related to the Felt Sense Polyvagal Model and Focusing. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys attending concerts, spending time with loved ones, reading, and connecting with nature.