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About Michelle Pugle

Michelle Pugle is a mental health writer/reporter, author, and poet who is certified in mental health first aid by the Mental Health Commission of Canada and trained in suicide prevention.

She has a Master of Arts degree in Feminist Research and degrees in English and Sociology.

Her writing is featured on Healthline News, Psych Central, Everyday Health, Verywell Health, and the National Eating Disorder Information Centre.


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Books include

Ana, Mia & Me: An Eating Disorder Recovery Memoir,

Space to Grow, Poems, and

The Work: Best Lessons From Trauma-Informed Therapy.

Michelle started doing 'the work' in therapy in her hometown of Chase, B.C. before mental health was a hashtag.


Since then, she has spent hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars in recovery mode learning how to recover from anorexia and binge drinking and how to cope with Complex PTSD and the chronic pain condition known as fibromyalgia.


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