The Costello Center
Michelle L. Donley

Michelle L. Donley, LCSW

Michelle is a master's degree-level licensed clinical social worker treating the social and emotional issues of those of all ages. Her areas of treatment include depression, anxiety, loss and grief, parenting and marital discord, as well as divorce and blended family issues. As a trained Parent Coordinator, Michelle helps families through challenging situations and high conflict relationships.

Whether it has been community-based, inpatient or office-based, Michelle has had an opportunity to work within numerous settings and different populations spanning from geriatric mental health to working with children as a trained play therapist.

Michelle's current clientele includes children, adolescents, individuals, families, and couples, with specialty training in:

  • Play therapy
  • Pre-marital therapy approved through Pinellas County
  • Parenting Coordination
  • Qualified supervised visitation through the Department of Health Licensure Board

Michelle completed her bachelor's degree at Elizabethtown College, and received her master's degree in social work from Temple University. Michelle has taught in Temple University's Masters of Social Work Program and is currently on the faculty at USF. She is also pursuing her Ph.D in Clinical Pastoral Counseling, with a focus on Temperament Theory/Therapy.