Gary Michelsen, LCPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Serving: Adolescents 13-17, Adults 18-59, Adults 60+, Children 6-12

About Gary Michelsen, LCPC

Gary Michelsen, LCPC, believes everyone has the capacity for change. In therapy, he helps empower others to build upon their strengths and develop skills to enhance their interpersonal relationships and quality of life. While he offers Telehealth appointments, Gary is available for, and much prefers, in-person sessions.

Gary earned an MA from Concordia University, and has BA degrees in both psychology and sociology. With over 20 years of experience, Gary worked with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of settings, including schools, hospitals, residential placements, private homes, and social service agencies.

Gary utilizes a non-judgmental strength-based treatment approach and is an advocate for each client. The variety of techniques he uses include Client-Centered Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Expressive Arts, Play, and Behavioral and Family Systems models.

Areas of Treatment

  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Art Therapy
  • Attention Issues / ADHD
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Christian Counseling
  • Chronic Pain/Illness
  • Depression / Sadness
  • Divorce/Family Conflict
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief/Loss/End of Life
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTQI+
  • Marriage / Couples Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Play Therapy
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Self-Injury
  • Stress/Worry
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Women's Issues/Infertility
  • Locations

    Insurance

    • Aetna EAP
    • Aetna PPO / HMO
    • American Behavioral
    • BCBS Blue CHOICE PPO
    • BCBS HMO – DMG
    • BCBS PPO
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Behavioral Health Systems
    • Benefit Plan Admin - VA
    • Cigna
    • CIGNA EAP
    • ComPsych
    • ComPsych EAP
    • Dupage Medical Group PHO
    • Health Alliance
    • HealthLink
    • Humana
    • Humana EAP
    • Magellan
    • MCM MedCare Management
    • MHN-Healthnet
    • MHNET (Aetna)
    • Multiplan-PHCS
    • Optum
    • Optum - UHC EAP
    • TRICARE
    • UBH EAP
    • United EAP
    • United Healthcare / United Behavioral Health
    • ValueOptions