Last updated: 9/29/2015

Michael Elder, LMFT (360) 376-3255 ext. 2
Last Updated: 9/29/2015
LMFT, Certified Trauma Specialisty
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Years of Experience: 21

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


WA - Marriage & Family Therapist [LF 60169631]
CA - Marriage & Family Therapist [MFC 34896]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified Trauma Specialist (CTS)
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Certified in
Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed (LMFT)

Office and Contact Information
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Michael Elder MFT
Eastsound, WA 98245
(360) 376-3255 ext. 2

Contact: Michael Elder

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: 6 Hours
Weekends: 6 Hours

Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
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
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 Dream Work or Analysis Evaluation/Diagnostic Holistic Imago Relationship Therapy Long-Term Sandplay Therapy Sports Psychology
Methods - focus areas:
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (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 Disabled Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Offenders/Perpetrators Step Families Suicidal Transgender
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Hindu Jewish Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic Italian
Professional Associations
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists (ATSS) EMDR International Association
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $100
Couples: N/A
Group: $15
Family: $100

Sliding Scale: No

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
Initial Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) Managed Health Network
First Choice Health Network