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Michelle, LMFT
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Michelle, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Clearwater, FL


Michelle is the senior therapist, trainer and qualified supervisor of Better Care Counseling. She was and still is truly inspired by the motivation to provide excellent services with measurable results while also helping clients and team members to learn the important benefits of practicing consistent self care. Michelle genuinely believes in “lighting the way to Better self Care.” She is licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida with over 15 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. Michelle is originally from New York where she received her Bachelors in Psychology and Masters in Social Work. Since then, she has consistently continued her education to stay up to date on the best ways to assist in the change process. As a result, she has extensive training in specialized treatment approaches and maintains certifications as well as pursuing her doctorate. She specializes working with clients with a wide range of struggles including depression, anxiety, panic, obsessions and compulsions, post traumatic stress, as well as those having difficulty with medical issues (diabetes, fertility, etc.) and also with relationship or adjustment issues, life transitions, grief and those who have experienced trauma. She has an extensive background in and continues to help many first responders who witnessed multiple traumatic events as part of their work and assisting them to improve their ability to cope with such exposure and the remaining memories.
Michelle’s overall approach focuses on the individual needs of the client, utilizing approaches as appropriate, such as Solution Focused and Cognitive Behavioral approach as well as EMDR. Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) is an evidence based approach that uses bilateral stimulation to reprocess memories or issues causing distress, helping us to overcome them.
Michelle is also listed in Best Marriage Therapists in Clearwater

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed
  • License State: florida
  • License Number: upon req, received 2013
  • lcsw emdr


  • Abandonment
  • Abuse & Trauma
  • ADHD
  • Aggression And Violence
  • Anxiety
  • Batterer Intervention
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Cancer
  • Codependency Relationships
  • Control
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fertility
  • First Responder
  • General marriage
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Grief
  • Guilt
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
  • Life events
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Marriage
  • Medical conditions
  • Military And Veterans
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Neglect
  • Physical Abuse

Types of Therapy:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

Services Provided Via:

  • In person
  • Phone
  • Internet meeting

Works With:

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Group

Working With Marriages for:

  • 10 Year(s) 1 Month(s)

Free Phone Consultations?

  • Yes

Hourly Fees Range:

  • $100 - $150

Accepts Insurance?

  • Yes

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English

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Office Location

28870 us hwy 19 n ste 338,
Clearwater FloridaUnited States 33761