Ms. Lucci is a registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario to practice in the area of Clinical Psychology. She has provided psychological assessment and treatment to adults and couples since 2004. Ms. Lucci completed her undergraduate studies at McMaster University and graduate studies at the University of Guelph and the Adler University in Chicago.
Through her work in private practice psychology clinics, Ms. Lucci has acquired extensive experience in providing clinical psychological services utilizing a variety of therapeutic interventions, including cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), EMDR, relaxation strategies, insight-oriented therapy, as well as interpersonal and emotionally-focused therapeutic approaches.
Clinically, her broad range of experience includes working with clients struggling with mood disorders such as depression; anxiety and phobias; post-traumatic stress disorder; acquired brain injury; adjustment disorders due to disability; grief and bereavement issues; chronic pain management; and relationship difficulties.
Ms. Lucci is a trained trauma therapist who has extensive experience working with complex developmental trauma as well as the first responder population. In addition to being a treatment provider, Ms. Lucci is a facilitator with the Hamilton Police Services training branch; a group therapy lead for the Trauma Resiliency Program (TRP) and Couples Overcoming PTSD Everyday (COPE program) both funded by Wounded Warriors Canada and a facilitator of the Healing Tree program, which is a group based therapy program, providing a safe environment for families to begin to heal after a homicide. She also offers her professional support to Badge Of Life Canada S.O.L.E Sistas program, a retreat program that offers experiential trauma healing for female first responders.
In late 2016, Ms. Michelle Lucci became the Director of the Cambridge Psychology Centre and now carries on Dr. John Cole’s legacy as a community oriented mental health service hub.