Mike studied at the University of Southern California before obtaining a master’s degree in psychology from Pepperdine University. He then attended Azusa Pacific University, earning his doctorate in clinical psychology with emphases in Couple and Family Psychology, Consulting Psychology, and the integration of faith and spirituality into clinical practice (interdisciplinary integration). Mike subsequently taught graduate students/future therapists in areas of interdisciplinary integration and the facilitation of psychotherapy clients’ identity formation while also pursuing his own clinical practice.
As a clinical psychologist with Matone Counseling Charlotte, Mike provides psychotherapy and psychological assessment services. In therapy, Mike provides an environment of respect, focus, and collaboration. Drawing upon rich and proven psychotherapeutic traditions in tandem with current psychological knowledge, he partners with clients in the endeavor to enrich daily living, alleviate suffering, deepen connections with others, and open new paths of meaningful life pursuit. Mike is pleased to provide psychotherapeutic services to individuals, couples, and families.