Michelle GOODLOE Michelle Goodloe is a licensed clinical social worker and an experienced project manager dedicated to helping make self-care practical and accessible for busy, caring people. With a professional background in providing clinical interventions, compassion-based services, and statewide advocacy for people impacted by domestic violence, child abuse, and stress-related conflict, the focus of Michelle's career has been to develop and institute accessible and resourceful avenues of support.
"FOR GENERATIONS, BLACK WOMEN HAVE BEEN EXPECTED TO BE STRONG—FOR THEMSELVES AND OTHERS—AND IN THIS JOURNAL, I WANT TO GIVE YOU PERMISSION TO FEEL SOFT. THIS JOURNAL INVITES YOU TO GENTLY PUT DOWN THE BURDENS, HARDSHIPS, AND ADVERSITIES THAT YOU HAVE BEEN CARRYING AND TO BE AND FEEL SEEN."
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Michelle is the owner and psychotherapist with The Essence of Healing LLC, a private therapeutic practice based in Atlanta, Georgia. She is also the creator of the wellness-resource website, gmichelle.com. Michelle facilitates interactive workshops for non-profit and private organizations that experience challenges with addressing self-care, compassion fatigue, and professional burnout. Michelle lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband and son.