Portrait of Michelle Zochowski-Tullio

Michelle Catherine Zochowski-Tullio, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor

Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services
CEB 221


Zochowski-Tullio, affectionately known as "Dr. Z," brings a wealth of expertise and experience to her role as a visiting assistant professor in the school psychology program, where she plays a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of mental health professionals. As a licensed psychologist in the state of Nevada, her commitment to her field is evident, and her roots run deep in Las Vegas, her hometown. She received her Ph.D. in educational psychology with a specialization in school psychology and an emphasis in Counseling & Psychotherapy from UNLV. Her multifaceted education equips her with a comprehensive understanding of both the theoretical underpinnings and the real-world complexities of psychological well-being within educational settings and the community.

Zochowski's main focus in her profession revolves around providing vital support to neurodivergent populations, such as individuals with autism, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, learning disabilities, and other associated challenges. Her proficiency in psychological assessment and psychotherapy enables her to develop personalized strategies that effectively address the unique needs of each individual, thereby fostering their cognitive, emotional, and social development. In the world of education, Zochowski's influence extends beyond her specialized therapeutic work. She finds fulfillment in supervising students at various stages of their academic journey, offering guidance and mentorship that are crucial for their growth as future practitioners. Her dedication to education is further manifested through her role as an instructor, where she imparts her knowledge in therapy and assessment courses. Through her dynamic teaching methods, she instills in her students not only the necessary knowledge but also the compassion and ethical considerations essential in the realm of the profession.

Preferred pronouns: She/Her