School Counseling Graduate Program

Dr. Michelle Hall

Associate Professor, Department of Counseling

Dr. Michelle Flaum Hall, LPCC-s, DCMHS is a Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervisory Endorsement, Dual-Diplomate - Clinical Mental Health Counseling Specialist in Trauma Counseling and Integrated Behavioral Health Care Counseling, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling at Xavier University. Michelle earned her doctorate in Counselor Education at the University of Cincinnati, Master of Science in Education in Community Counseling at the University of Dayton, and Bachelor of Arts in Classics (Greek and Latin) from The Ohio State University where she graduated summa cum laude and with Distinction in Classics. Michelle has almost 20 years of experience in private practice and works with adults and couples using an integrative approach of cognitive-behavioral, existential, and mindfulness-based therapies. At Xavier, Michelle teaches courses in counselor skills training, professional topics, and contemporary treatment approaches including mindfulness, strengths-based interventions and neuroscience in counseling. Her most notable publications focus on medical trauma, integrative healthcare, mindfulness, and counselor skills training. In 2016, Michelle co-wrote the first book focused solely on medical trauma, Managing the Psychological Impacts of Medical Trauma: A Guide for Mental Health and Health Care Professionals (Springer Publishing). In addition, Michelle has developed numerous clinical and assessment tools to help health care professionals identify signs and sequelae of traumatic stress responses to medical experiences that are currently being used in clinical and research settings across the United States.  

First Year at Xavier