Meet Michelle Hildt


About Michelle

Michelle Hildt is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (AZ MFT #15486). Michelle provides a safe, nonjudgmental space for individuals, couples, and families to build strong and healthy relationships. She helps guide individuals through life’s challenges with empathy, security and patience to allow for healing and change to take place. She knows the courage it takes to seek support and the trust placed in her as she walks alongside her clients on their personal journeys.

Michelle’s passion for authenticity and living a wholehearted life drew her to the field of Marriage and Family Therapy. After many years as a wife, mother and business owner, she decided to pursue her true passion by learning the skills necessary to help others as we navigate the challenges inherent in close relationships. Michelle earned her Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northcentral University after having worked for over 20 years with children and adolescents in various group settings. Michelle also has experience working with couples and individuals through a variety of issues including self-esteem, communication skills, parenting skills, anxiety, depression, family conflict, anger and trauma.


Therapy With Heart

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Michelle has completed Advanced Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) training and has been using this approach with her clients with success for many years. In her work with couples, she rebuilds the emotional connection and creates a space to have open and honest communications. She currently serves on the AzEFT Board as the Membership Chair and Secretary. In addition to her work with couples, Michelle also has training in EMDR and Trauma.

Concerns Addressed:

Rebuilding and Cultivating Trust
Problematic Communication Patterns
Loss of Emotional Intimacy or Feeling Disconnected from Partner
Emotional Injuries
Feeling Stuck, Trapped, Bored or Disillusioned in Relationship
Mismatched Desire
Emotional and/or Physical Infidelity
Unmet Emotional Needs
Unmet Physical Needs
Sexless Marriages and Low Sex Relationships
Relationship Completion, Divorce Transition
Family Therapy
Life Transitions

“My goal as your therapist is to provide a safe space for learning, growth and healing. I know the courage it takes to walk into my therapist office and explore your greatest hurts and nurture your strengths. I do not take your trust and vulnerability lightly and honor you on your journey. For my couples, I help heal hurts, create new patterns of interaction and establish a secure emotional bond.”