Last updated: 3/6/2020

Michael Elder, LMFT (925) 209-0248
Last Updated: 3/6/2020
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LMFT, Certified Trauma Specialisty

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken:
English
Japanese

Specialties
Focusing on:
Anger Management Domestic Violence Forensic Men's Issues Psychosomatic Sexual Abuse/Rape Stress Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Anxiety/Panic Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Depression Dissociative Disorders Dual Diagnosis Education/Personal Development Elder Abuse Gender Identity Immigration/Newcomer Interpersonal Relationships Multicultural Issues Pain Management Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Sexual Orientation Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns
Office and Contact Information
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Michael Elder MFT
Eastsound, WA 98245  
www.michaeleldermft.com
(925) 209-0248

Contact: Michael Elder

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 6 Hours
Weekends: 6 Hours

Accessibility:
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Weekend Office Hours

Qualifications
Degrees:
MA

Years of Experience: 27

Licensing:
WA - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) [LF 60169631]
CA - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) [MFC 34896]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Certified Trauma Specialist (CTS)
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Military & Family Life Counselors (MFLC)
Postgraduate Certificate Trauma Treatment

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $140
Couples: $140
Group: $30
Family: $140

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

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

Insurance:
AETNA (Open Choice) Molina Healthcare
Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) Regence BlueShield (RegenceCare)
First Choice Health Network Triwest
Managed Health Network

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59)
Preschool (Under 6) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Military/Veterans
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Cancer Patients Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Corrections Officers Couples Disabled Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Learning Disability Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Offenders/Perpetrators Polyamorous Single Parents Step Families Suicidal Transgender Unemployed
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Body Centered Psychotherapy Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) EMDR Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches
Other theoretical approaches:
Cognitive/Behavioral Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Dream Work or Analysis Evaluation/Diagnostic Holistic Imago Relationship Therapy Information and Referral Long-Term Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Sports Psychology
Methods - focus areas:
Individual
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian
Buddhist Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
Asian
African-American Hispanic Indian Italian Native American Pacific Islander
Professional Associations
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists (ATSS) EMDR International Association