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Michelle Skeen, PsyD

Michelle Skeen, PsyD, has a doctorate in clinical psychology and is best-selling author of Love Me Don’t Leave Me: Overcoming Fear of Abandonment & Building Lasting, Loving Relationships and seven other books including the forthcoming (January 2024) Why Can’t I Let You Go? Break Free from Trauma Bonds, End Toxic Relationships, and Develop Healthy Attachments.

Michelle’s passion is helping individuals in creating and maintaining healthy relationships by bringing awareness to core beliefs and the related patterns of behavior, which often work unconsciously to limit connections with others.

Michelle completed her postdoctoral work at the University of California, San Francisco and co-developed an empirically validated protocol for the treatment of interpersonal problems that resulted in two books: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Interpersonal Problems and The Interpersonal Problems Workbook. Michelle’s work has appeared in more than thirty publications around the world. To find out more, visit her website at


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Michelle Skeen receives compensation as a relationship and life coach. She receives royalties as a published author. Michelle Skeen receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Michelle Skeen has no relevant non-financial relationships.