Michelle Fortunado-Kewin (pronouns: she/her/hers) is am a proud daughter of immigrant parents and identifies as cisgender, Filipinx-American. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in San Francisco, a Field Faculty Advisor for Smith College, and she is a doctoral student at the University at Buffalo. Mrs. Fortunado-Kewin came into the field of mental health because of her struggles as a teen and because of the stressors her family experienced.
Over the past ten years, Mrs. Fortunado-Kewin has worked in with adults, children, and families in community mental health clinics, juvenile halls, and schools. She's volunteered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and with Rape Trauma Services as a Sexual Assault Counselor. She's passionate about working with people from diverse backgrounds (race, gender, sexuality). She specializes in working with people who are experiencing anxiety, depression, life transitions, and relationship issues. She uses her client-centered, holistic, and reality-based approach. Her goal is to see her clients move towards a life of balance, clarity, and empowerment.