Michael is, perhaps, best known for his work in the fields of marriage and family relationships, communication and personal growth. As a Mental Health Counselor, he has been trained in and also works with a vast array of psychological and emotional issues. Challenges with Depression, Anxiety, Addictions, Career, Finances, Parenting, Weight Loss as well as other physical manifestations of emotional discomfort are also addressed and treated.
Internationally recognized as the long-time host of Mars/Venus Radio and for his worldwide stage appearances teaching the secrets of successful relationships, Michael enjoyed the opportunity to meet and work with thousands of individuals, couples and groups. Diversity was an integral part of Michael’s professional education and professional experience.
As President of Personal Growth Productions, Michael created a program of teaching innovations that helped the world discover the Mars/Venus books and the communication concepts that became so famous during the 1990’s. At that time, Michael also worked through the Chaplains Corps of the U.S. Army offering assistance for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, (PTSD). Today, Michael continues his work with PTSD applying the concepts that helped servicepersons to others seeking help in overcoming the effects of prior trauma.
In and effort to spend more time with his own family, Michael, his wife and children moved to Bainbridge Island where he is now in private practice counseling, writing, speaking, and teaching.