Michelle Skeen

Michelle Skeen
Michelle Skeen

Michelle Skeen, PsyD, has a doctorate in clinical psychology. She is author of seven books, all designed to enhance relationships by emphasizing the importance of identifying core values and valued intentions, limited thinking, mindfulness, self-compassion, empathy, and effective communication and conflict resolution skills. Her passion is coaching individuals in creating and maintaining healthy relationships by bringing awareness to obstacles (fears and beliefs), which often work unconsciously to limit connections with others. Michelle believes that an early introduction and education in core values and healthy communication are essential life skills for success. To that end, Michelle and her daughter, Kelly, coauthored Communication Skills for Teens and Just As You Are.

Skeen completed her postdoctoral work at the University of California, San Francisco. She codeveloped an empirically validated protocol for the treatment of interpersonal problems that resulted in two books: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Interpersonal Problems and The Interpersonal Problems Workbook. Michelle’s work has appeared in more than thirty publications around the world. She hosts a weekly radio show called Relationships 2.0 with Dr. Michelle Skeen that airs nationally. To find out more, visit her website at www.michelleskeen.com.

Books by Author

The CBT Anxiety Solution Workbook: A Breakthrough Treatment for Overcoming Fear, Worry, and Panic
A Breakthrough Treatment for Overcoming Fear, Worry, and Panic

Using a breakthrough approach combining proven-effective CBT and exposure therapy, this workbook helps the individual understand how worry and rumination drive anxiety, and offers practical exercises to help them adopt new habits of observing their thoughts, rather than accepting them as the “ultimate truth.” They will also develop mindfulness and self-soothing coping skills to help them manage anxiety in the moment, rather than avoid it. Over time these practices will show them that they are more powerful than their anxiety.