Michelle Villegas, MA, PPS, MSW, LCSW

Adjunct Faculty


Michelle Villegas, MA, PPS, MSW, LCSW, obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work from California State University, Sacramento. She has been teaching at Antioch for the past 7 years. Her theoretical perspectives include a systems and cognitive-behavioral approach to treatment. Currently, she is in private practice and also serves as a parent educator at Bright Start Child Development Center. She has been a guest lecturer at UCSB’s Orfalea Children Center. Her other work experience has included working for child welfare services, residential treatment settings for abused children and pregnant and parenting teens, adoptions, school based counseling, and domestic violence .Michelle has served as the Vice-President of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Santa Barbara Chapter and the advisory board for the Children and Families Commission of Santa Barbara. She currently serves on the board of directors for Turn the Page for Uganda.