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Last updated: 9/29/2015

Michael Elder, LMFT (360) 376-3255 ext. 2
Last Updated: 9/29/2015
LMFT, Certified Trauma Specialisty
Degrees:
MA

Years of Experience: 21

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:
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  
www.michaeleldermft.com
(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

Accessibility:
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served (focus areas are bold)
Addictions/Substance
Adoption/Foster Care
Anger Management
Anxiety/Panic Disorders
Child Abuse and Neglect
Couple or Marital Issues
Depression
Dissociative Disorders
Domestic Violence
Dual Diagnosis
Education/Personal Development
Elder Abuse
Forensic
Gender Identity
Immigration/Newcomer
Interpersonal Relationships
Men's Issues
Multicultural Issues
Pain Management
Parenting Issues
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Psychoses/Major Mental Illness
Psychosomatic
Sexual Abuse/Rape
Sexual Orientation
Sleep Disorders
Spiritual/Religious Concerns
Stress
Suicidal Thoughts
Trauma/PTSD

Treatment Methods and Approaches (focus areas are bold)
Theoretical Approach:
Body Centered Psychotherapy
Cognitive/Behavioral
Crisis Intervention
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Dream Work or Analysis
EMDR
Evaluation/Diagnostic
Holistic
Imago Relationship Therapy
Long-Term
Meditation/Relaxation
Mindfulness Based Approaches
Sandplay Therapy
Sports Psychology

Methods Used:
Couple/Marital
Educational or Psycho-Educational
Family Systems
Group
Individual
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:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
Adopted
AIDS/HIV+
Biracial
Cancer Patients
Caregivers
Children of Divorce
Chronic Illness
College Students
Disabled
First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT)
Gifted
Grandparents
Immigrants/Refugees
Interracial Families/Couples
Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ)
Military/Veterans
Offenders/Perpetrators
Step Families
Suicidal
Transgender

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious Experience:
Buddhist Hindu Muslim
Christian Jewish

Multi-cultural Experience:
African-American Hispanic Italian
Asian

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

Insurance:
Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) Managed Health Network
First Choice Health Network, Inc.