Education and Experience

Professional Trainings and Certifications

Speaking Engagements

The Den Meditation Center: Feminist Perspectives on Self-Compassion (Winter 2016), with Heather Prete 

Antioch University, Masters in Clinical Psychology (2011)

Antioch University Counseling Center, psychotherapist, (2010 - 2011)

  • Provided individual therapy to a wide variety of clients, primarily adults and children

  • Responsible for diagnosis, assessment, and treatment planning

  • Facilitated therapy in school-based setting as well as in therapy office

Pacific Clinics, primary therapist (2011 - 2014)

  • Provided individual and family therapy for a caseload of 15 children, teens, and adults; provided parent-training in all cases

  • Conducted family-centered intake assessments; created individualized treatment plans

  • Provided culturally sensitive and appropriate services; provided services in Spanish

  • Led treatment teams of various collateral sources to provide coordinated care services

  • First responder in assessing and managing mental health crises; trained in crisis management and in assessing for danger to self/others

Clearview Treatment Program, primary therapist (2014 - 2015)

  • Conducted group therapy sessions daily; created curriculum for skills-based group therapy sessions

  • Conducted psychosocial assessments, created treatment plans and discharge plans for clients in residential and outpatient treatment with a caseload of up to 12 clients

  • Conducted weekly individual therapy and/or case management sessions for all assigned clients; conducted family and conjoint therapy sessions as needed

  • Participated in multi-disciplinary treatment planning with all team members and collateral sources

Westside Treatment, primary therapist (2015 - present)

  • Conducted group therapy sessions; create curriculum for skills-based and process-based group therapy sessions

  • Conducted psychosocial assessments, create treatment plans and discharge plans for clients in outpatient treatment with a caseload of up to 12 clients

  • Conducted weekly individual therapy sessions for all assigned clients; conduct family and conjoint therapy sessions as needed

  • Participated in multi-disciplinary treatment planning with all team members and collateral sources

Private practice (2015 - present)

  • Facilitate individual and family therapy sessions for adults and adolescents

  • Coordinate care with other treatment providers (psychiatrist, dietitian, medical doctor, sober living manager, mentor, etc)

  • Available for phone coaching in between therapy sessions so my clients can get support in real time

Education and Experience

Member in Good Standing

  • CAMFT--California Association for Marriage and Family Therapists

  • LA CAMFT--Los Angeles Chapter, California Association for Marriage and Family Therapists

  • WAAT--Women’s Association for Addiction Treatment

  • GPALA--Group Psychotherapy Association of Los Angeles

Elle Michel Psychotherapy
LMFT #79273
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310-383-5148

ellemichelpsychotherapy@gmail.com

10801 National Blvd. Suite 225

Los Angeles, CA, 90064