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Dr. Michelle Ronayne earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from Connecticut College in New London, Connecticut. She went on to earn her Master's and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Suffolk University in Boston, MA. She has had a variety of clinical training experiences including a Veteran's Administration Hospital (Bedford, MA), a practicum focused on working with community members around domestic violence and an internship at a community mental health center in Walpole, MA with a focus on children, adolescents and families where she continued to work with a non-profit domestic violence agency as well.
Dr. Ronayne has spent many years in academia having taught at a variety of colleges in Massachusetts and New Hampshire teaching courses such as Domestic Violence, Family Violence, Introduction to Psychology and Abnormal Psychology. She continued to explore her research interests in power and empowerment with a specific focus on the role of power in organizational development. Additionally, Dr. Ronayne has administrative experience having served as an Associate Director of a multi-site practice in Massachusetts.
Dr. Ronayne has worked with individuals and families across the lifespan. Her focus has moved to children and adolescents although she continues to work with adults as well. She is trained in TF-CBT and most recently has been part of a yearlong training collaboration with nationally certified trainers. Dr. Ronayne also has experience working with substance abuse specifically having worked with individuals on suboxone maintenance. She integrates treatment approaches working from a strength based, client-centered perspective blending Relational, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, TF-CBT, Family Systems and Solution Focused approaches.