Michelle Mendez-Youell (LCSW, LCAS, RYT, CEDS) earned her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Florida State University, and then her Masters in Clinical Social Work from Barry University, and an MBA from the School of Hard Knocks.

She holds the following licensures and certifications: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Approved Supervisor as well as a Registered Yoga Therapist, Advanced Reiki Master and is currently training to become an ayurvedic practitioner.