Michelle Maikoetter, MA, NCC, LPC-S

Since 2007, Ms. Maikoetter has been a leader at Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch in Texas, helping to transform the organization from a behavioral modification program into a healing trauma-informed community. She is responsible for training, crisis intervention, counseling, day to day operations and developing the operational guide for professional caregivers in residential settings.
Through training with Dr. Bruce Perry in his Neurosequential Model, Ms. Maikoetter became a certified clinician, trainer and mentor. She was among the first Child Trauma Academy Fellows selected by Dr. Perry in 2012 and led Boys Ranch to becoming a Phase II certified facility. In 2021, she was selected by Dr. Perry to join his team at the Neurosequential Network as his Director of Special Projects.