Last updated: 1/8/2013

Susan K Michael, PsyD, LMFT (310) 566-7455
Last Updated: 1/8/2013
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Degrees:
MA
MS
PsyD

Years of Experience: 15

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:
CA - Marriage & Family Therapist [36631]

Credentials and Certifications:
Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed (LMFT)

Office and Contact Information
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Susan Michael, Psy.D., LMFT
13101 W. Washington Blvd.
Suite 201
Los Angeles, CA 90066  
www.drsusanmichael.com
(310) 566-7455

Contact: Susan Michael

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: By appointment
Sun: By appointment
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: 2 Days

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Telephone Counseling
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Addictions/Substance Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Family Issues Interpersonal Relationships Personality Disorders Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Elder Abuse Gender Identity Grief/Loss Immigration/Newcomer Life Transitions Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Pain Management Parenting Issues Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Runaways Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Women's Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Evaluation/Diagnostic Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Psychodynamic Relational Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Forensic Evaluation Home Study Information and Referral Long-Term Psychological Testing and Evaluation Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Group Peer Support
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Children (6-12) Preschool (Under 6) Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Biracial Cancer Patients Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Diabetes Disabled Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) Obese or Overweight Offenders/Perpetrators Step Families Transgender Twins
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic
Native American Pacific Islander
Professional Associations
American Psychological Association (APA)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $225
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $200+

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Community Education
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Insurance:
AETNA Health, Inc. CIGNA HealthCare
AETNA Inc. (HMO) CIGNA HealthCare (PPO)
AETNA Inc. (Open Choice) ComPsych
AETNA Inc. (PPO) Horizon Behavioral Services
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Magellan Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Managed Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield TRICARE
Blue Shield (Shield Select and Blue Shield Preferred Provider Networks) Victims of Crime (CA)

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