Michelle grew up in the small town of Staples, MN. She ventured to Moorhead and attended Concordia College for her undergraduate degree, followed by an Occupational Therapy degree from St. Catherine University in 2011. Michelle was drawn to the culture of heartfelt care and began caring for clients at Glacial Ridge Health System in 2017. Knowing that patient care and compassion are the main priorities of GRHS was very important to her, and it compliments her personal values. Her special therapy interests include shoulder pain/surgery, orthopedics, and cognition.