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.

Communities Served:
BIPOC
Bisexual
Biracial / Multiracial
Body Positivity
Gay
HIV / AIDS
Intersex
Lesbian
Non-Binary
Queer
Racial Justice
Third Culture Kids
Transgender
Veterans
First Responders

Areas of Treatment

  • Addictions
  • Adoption/Attachment Issues
  • Aging/Geriatric Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Art Therapy
  • Attention Issues / ADHD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar
  • Bullying
  • Christian Counseling
  • Chronic Pain/Illness
  • Coping with Pandemic / COVID
  • Crisis / Trauma
  • Cross-Cultural
  • Depression / Sadness
  • Divorce/Family Conflict
  • Domestic Abuse/Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Therapy
  • Grief/Loss/End of Life
  • Infidelity
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTQI+ Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage/Couples Counseling
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Play Therapy
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Racial Trauma/Cultural Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Schizophrenic Disorders
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Injury/Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders/Issues
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress/Worry
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Veterans / Military Families
  • Weight Management
  • Women's Issues/Infertility
  • Locations

    Insurance

    • Aetna EAP
    • Aetna PPO / HMO
    • American Behavioral
    • Anthem BCBS EAP
    • BCBS Blue CHOICE PPO
    • BCBS PPO
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Behavioral Health Systems
    • Benefit Plan Admin - VA
    • Cigna
    • CIGNA EAP
    • ComPsych
    • ComPsych EAP
    • Health Alliance
    • HealthLink
    • Humana
    • Humana EAP
    • Magellan
    • MCM MedCare Management
    • MHN-Healthnet
    • MHNET (Aetna)
    • Multiplan-PHCS
    • New Avenues EAP
    • Optum
    • Optum - UHC EAP
    • Tricare/Humana Military
    • UBH EAP
    • United EAP
    • United Healthcare / UBH
    • ValueOptions