“Live and let live!”
As a Health and Wellness Nurse Coach, Michele utilizes her wealth of nursing experience to promote resilience and healthy living, facilitating an empowered partnership with clients with holistic nursing theories based in neuroscience, optimism, behavior change, and ancient healing modalities.
In her Care Navigator role for the VEBA Resource Center, Michele works to empower Members to be advocates for their own self-care and helps them navigate their specific issues and health concerns. Michele is a compassionate and sincere nurse whose connection with VEBA Members allows her to get to the heart of the matter. She loves to help people find their joy, and loves that as a nurse she gets to help people during important life events.
Michele was born in Lowell, Massachusetts and grew up in Fairfax, Virginia. Her first nursing job was at George Washington University as an active RN in the emergency room, ICU and transport nursing. She received a BSN in Nursing from Wheeling Jesuit University and holds a Masters in Holistic Nursing. She holds several certifications, is a wellness coach, yoga instructor and a natural chef. She belongs to the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, Healing Touch International, Healing Beyond Border, International Nurse Coach Association and YOGA Alliance.