Micki Lavin Pell, LMFT
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Micki Lavin Pell, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Katamon,


Micki Lavin-Pell, MFT, has been working with individuals couples and familys for nearly 20 years. She works with individuals to help them learn about what they would like to offer a relationship and what they most need for themselves in order to find the most suitable partner. She also works with couples in a relationship heading to marriage to help deal with triggering issues that can get in the way of their love. Micki also provides marriage education training for engaged couples utilizing the Prepare Enrich Program. She uses Emotionally Focused Couples therapy as her therapeutic tool combined with Imago. She also provides Trauma therapy and has completed the Advanced level of training in Somatic Experience therapy. Micki is a member of the Israeli Association for Family Therapy, and ICEEFT as well as Get Help Israel.

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Pre-licensed or under Supervision
  • Certificate of Marriage and Family Therapy, Certificate of Somatic Experience therapist


  • Abandonment
  • Abuse & Trauma
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment
  • Avoidant Personality
  • Blended Families
  • Blended Family
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency Relationships
  • Commitment Issues
  • Communication
  • Control
  • Coping Skills
  • Dating Coaching
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emptiness
  • Family Conflict
  • Family Of Origin Issues
  • Fear
  • Fertility
  • Forgiveness
  • General marriage
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Grief
  • Impulsivity
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Intimacy
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life events
  • Life Purpose
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Marriage
  • Medical conditions
  • Melancholia
  • Men Issues
  • Midlife Crisis
  • Money And Finance
  • Mood Swings
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Neglect
  • Obsessions And Compulsions
  • Panic Disorder
  • Paranoia
  • Perfectionism
  • Polyamory
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress
  • Power
  • Pre-marriage
  • Pregnancy
  • Rape & Sexual Assault
  • Rejection
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self - Harm & Self - Injury
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity To Criticism
  • Separation
  • Sex
  • Sexuality
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women\'s Issues
  • Workplace
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Existential Therapy
  • Sex Therapy
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Client Centered Therapy
  • Object Relations Theory
  • Psychoeducation
  • Somatic Therapy
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Imago Relationship Therapy
  • Marriage And Family Therapy
  • Relationship Enhancement Therapy
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Ptsd and Trauma Therapy
  • Pre-Marriage

Services Provided Via:

  • In person
  • Internet meeting
  • Zoom

Works With:

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Group

Working With Marriages for:

  • 22 Year(s)

Free Phone Consultations?

  • Yes

Hourly Fees Range:

  • $100 - $150

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English And Hebrew

My Articles

Freedom in Relationships: The Irony of Having to Work for It


Freedom in Relationships: The Irony of Having to Work for It

After spending the better part of the past few weeks, slaving away to put our home back into order after a long drawn out renovation, I find myself fantasizing ...
How to Deal with Ignorance in a Relationship


How to Deal with Ignorance in a Relationship

Deborah once came to me in tears and said, I don t understand what I m doing wrong. I say to my partner Dan that I want to tell him something very important. ...
When the Argument Isn’t Really What You Are Fighting For


When the Argument Isn’t Really What You Are Fighting For

Sheryl and Harvey, a couple client shared their most recent argument with me. They argued about whether to sweep or vacuum their carpet. Sheryl shouted ...
How Seeing Things From Your Partner’s Perspective Can Boost Your Love


How Seeing Things From Your Partner’s Perspective Can Boost Your Love

I recently took my 4 year old daughter to the zoo. She stood up real close to the glass where the smaller animals live. She complained she couldn t see ...