Michelle Marie Kilcoyne, LCSW

Preferred Name: Shelley

Online Therapy

About Me

I am a licensed psychotherapist specializing in holistic, body-centered approaches to therapy, including Gestalt Practice, Somatic EMDR, NeuroAffective Touch, Open Floor Therapy-in-Motion, ritual and nature connection. I help people in and through their troubles, transitions and traumas - finding more safety, support, ease, joy, wholeness and aliveness in their moments. Prior to becoming licensed as a therapist, I supported the dying and their families for more than seven years as a hospice social worker/counselor.​

Education & Experience

- San Diego State University, Master of Public Health & Master of Social Work - University of San Diego, Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology - Natural Processing (Somatic EMDR) - EMDR Basic Training - NeuroAffective Touch - Gestalt Practice, Tribal Ground Longterm Study - Open Floor Therapy-in-Motion - Upledger Institute, Craniosacral Therapy 1 & 2, SomatoEmotional Release 1 & 2 - California Massage Therapy Council, Certified Massage Practitioner (License 31690)

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Expats
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Does Not Accept Insurance