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Meet Michelle



Dr. Michelle R. Hannah, through her life's medical challenges and overwhelming love for humanity, the health, emotional well-being of people, and commitment to living authentically- is among the most influential women today. Michelle's family, education, and personality molded her for life as a resounding voice for the brokenhearted and those that desire to be free.

In 2004, Michelle moved from California to Washington, D.C., and founded the Celebrate Life Foundation. The foundation is dedicated to educating people about HPV, which causes cervical and other cancers. Through its many programs, including Stomp Out Cancer (designed for sororities and fraternities), Teens Against HPV, and the one and only Survivors Pageant, lives are being saved. Michelle is dedicated to providing education and awareness for the foundation’s causes.


Michelle has held several leadership positions, such as an assistant dean of admissions and manager of strategic partnerships. Currently, she is a master relationship coach, author, public speaker, and entrepreneur. She is the proud mother of a college graduate who is smart, beautiful, and a new grandmother of a grandson that affectionately calls her Mimi.


Michelle's remarkable spirit, determination, motivation, and personal experiences are the building blocks of her respect for human dignity and social change. Born and raised in Southern California, she received her undergraduate degree in psychology; her MBA; and a master's degree in teaching and learning with technology. She also holds a doctorate in spiritual counseling. In 2022 Dr. Michelle received an honorary doctorate in business and philosophy.


Michelle R. Hannah has coached marriage and family counselors on creating a deeper connection with their clients and how to write a more engaging curriculum for their workshops, seminars, and group sessions. She has worked with support group facilitators on how to organize their sessions. She is respected in her industry and is an accomplished author. 


Michelle is a dynamic and electrifying speaker, Audiences everywhere have expressed that they feel as if they are in a personal conversation with Michelle due to her engaging and interactive approach. It's always a challenge for her to leave because people want to have a session directly after.

Michelle has made several appearances on TV, Radio, and Podcasts, and has collaborated with and featured in many blogs. She has recently been featured in articles for CBS, FOX & NBC. She has recently been awarded #1 Relationship Coach of the year by Yahoo financial and received The Presidential Lifetime Achievement award.


Dr. Michelle's public speaking spans over 15 years and is the author of The Breaking Point: A Full-Circle Journey and workbook. Her book  The Vows: A workbook for marriage success and understanding yourself is ushering couples and people desiring to be married into a deeper intimacy connection, emotional healing, and living authentically. Michelle has helped over 800 couples stay together and live their best life. The Self Vows; Seven Vows that Will Change your Life is her most recent gift to the world. If you are ready to pause, lean into the process and press reset-this book is the solution for you.







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