"I found that although I had 30 plus years of experience at the time, Michael
provided a rich educational and supportive experience as my supervisor. Michael
offered experience, wisdom, insight, encouragement, along with holistic perspective
encompassing mental health, substance abuse and family system perspectives."
- Steven A. Maybell, Ph.D. Clinical Director, Youth Eastside Services, Therapist,
Author and Teacher
"Michael is a valued instructor in our CD Counselor Certification courses.
Since joining us in 1999 he has distinguished himself with his respectful teaching
style and ability to present clinical knowledge and practical skills." -Leo
Whiteford, Director of the NW Indian Certification Board, Tacoma WA
"I have used Michael for numerous trainings and seminars. He is a talented
and warm presenter with a real gift for connecting with his materials and his
audience." -Mary Ann Dewing, Assistant Director and Training Coordinator,
Family Services EAP, Seattle WA