Michele Manassah

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Michele Manassah has been teaching at Walden University since 2021. She earned a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from The University of the Cumberlands in 2019, and a Master of Arts degree in Guidance and Counseling from Bowling Green State University in 1991. Dr. Manassah began her career in community mental health in 1991 and transition to serving in Director and Executive Directors roles in university counseling centers in 2010. She presently works in private practice providing services solely via telehealth in the state of Florida. In addition to her private practice, she also provides consultation in the areas of collegiate counseling and wellness, and crisis debriefing to corporations and other organizations. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the American College Counseling Association, the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, the Florida Counseling Association, the Florida Mental Health Counseling Association and is an emeritus member of the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors. Dr. Manassah is a national board-certified counselor (NCC) a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida.


PhD, University of the Cumberlands

MA, Bowling Green State University

Public Service

Bridge to a New Day Counseling Center, Board Member - Romeoville

Awards / Honors

Induction into Chi Sigma Iota, Chi Sigma Iota, 2017


Manassah, M., Schmuldt, L., Cancemi, A. (2019). Enhancing Yalom's Curative Factors Through Therapeutic Documentation. Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Manassah, M. (2018). Food for Thought: The Creative Use of the Power of Metaphors in Counseling. American College Counseling Association