Dr. Michelle R. Callahan is the savvy, “tell it like it is” psychologist and author you’ve seen hosting the syndicated talk show "Wedlock or Deadlock" and as a guest on popular shows like "Oprah," "Dr. Oz," "Rachael Ray," "Tyra" and the "Today Show." She is the author of "Ms. Typed: Stop Sabotaging Your Relationships and Find Dating Success" and the “Sex and Relationships” advice columnist for Women’s Health Magazine.
Dr. Michelle is a TV host, relationship expert, coach, developmental psychologist, and national media favorite. In addition to her hosting and her regular appearances on Today and the Tyra show, Dr. Michelle was the Co-host and Life Coach for the hit ultimate mean girl makeover reality series Queen Bees on TeenNick. Dr. Michelle was also the Co-Host and Life Coach for BET’s inside-outside makeover show REMIXED! Dr. Michelle was the Resident Relationship Expert for the Ricki Lake show and has made several appearances on CBS’s The Early Show, Vh1’s The Fabulous Life Of…, CNN’s Nancy Grace, CNBC’s The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, Court TV’s Closing Arguments with Nancy Grace, and MSNBC’s The Morning Meeting and daily news live. Dr. Michelle has also appeared on the CW’s America’s Next Top Model, BET’s 106th & Park, Food Network’s Day to Day with Rachael Ray, BET’s The Mo’Nique Show, MTV’s TRL: Total Request Live and MTV News, NBC’s LX New York, CNN’s Showbiz Tonight, ABC’s Primetime, Vh1’s All Access, FOX’s Fox and Friends, Headline News’ The Joy Behar Show, Fox’s Morning Show with Mike and Juliet, TV One’s Baisden After Dark, Fox’s Fran Drescher Show and WE’s Cinematherapy.
As an internal and external consultant to Fortune 500 companies, Dr. Michelle provides executive coaching, training and strategic organizational development consulting in areas including leadership development, conflict resolution, performance management, diversity, talent management, career management, mentoring, and employee relations. Dr. Michelle has provided client services for organizations such as MTV Networks, The New York Times, Vh1 and Nickelodeon. Dr. Michelle also worked as a Vice President at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Dr. Michelle is an expert in many topics including: family and romantic relationships, mental health, stress and coping, women’s health and career development. In her book Ms. Typed, readers learn how to be the women and partners they’re meant to be with uplifting stories from other women and a “Ms. Typed Makeover” that leads them step-by-step through the process. Dr. Michelle has conducted extensive research on the effects of violence in relationships on the mental health and coping skills of children, adolescents and adults. She has also researched the risk factors for teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV and AIDS. Her original research has been published in journals such as the American Journal of Public Health, the Journal of Adolescent Research, The Journal of Adolescence, Violence Against Women and The Leadership Journal. She has presented her research at the national conferences of many professional associations including the American Psychological Association, The Society for Research in Child Development, The Society for Research in Adolescence and the National Council on Family Relations. As an instructor at the University of Michigan, Dr. Michelle taught Introductory and Developmental Psychology courses.
Dr. Michelle received her Ph.D and M.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan and her B.A. in Sociology from Boston College. She was a National Institute of Mental Health Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Yale University. For more information about Dr. Michelle visit http://www.drmichelle.com or follow her on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/dr_michelle.