- MS degree in Counseling with specialty in Marriage and Family Therapy, San Francisco State University
- Certified Hypnotherapist
- Marriage/Couples Counseling training with Ellen Bader, PhD, Peter Pearson, PhD, David Schnarch. PhD, Susan Johnson, Ed.D., John Gottman, PhD (self-study)
- Integrative Body Psychotherapy
- Core Energetics
- Vispassana Meditation
- Knowledge and support of twelve step groups
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
San Francisco chapter of CAMFT
Northern California Community For Emotionally Focused Therapy (NCCEFT)
keeping with accepted professional
practices, psychotherapy is
confidential. Your right to
privacy is respected according
to professional ethical standards.
have lived and worked outside
the United States and am sensitive
to diverse cultural and ethnic
backgrounds. I work with
people of all sexual orientations.
Fees for individual, couple or hypnotherapy sessions are:
Working with a therapist is very personal and it also requires a commitment of time and money. It is important to find a therapist that is a good match for you. If you are ambivalent about therapy or want to try different therapists before making the commitment, I offer a free 20-minute session where you may meet with me for this purpose.
I am an in-network provider for Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Impact, VMC Behavioral Health, Interplan, Lifesynch and ChoiceCare. If you have a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) with another insurance company you may be able to receive payments for an out-of-network provider. If you choose to use your PPO plan I can take care of the claim submission for you.
This telephone number is
a 24 hour confidential voicemail.
Or email Michele at email@example.com.
located in the Sunset district
and is accessible by Muni. Other
nearby districts include:
West Portal, Lakeside,
Haight, Cole Valley, Forest
Knolls, Castro and the
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