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Gary Michelsen, LCPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Male

Serving: 6-65+

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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.

Treatment Areas

  • ADHD
  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Anger Management / Mood Swings
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Couples Counseling
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating/Weight Concerns

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Meritain
  • Aetna Signature
  • Aetna State of IL plan
  • Aetna/Aetna HMO/Aetna Student Health
  • AMITA Pathways BCBS HMO
  • BCBS AcademicBlue Student Health Plan
  • BCBSPPO/BlueChoiceOpt/ProfBlue/BlueChoicePreferred
  • Beacon Wellbeing EAP / Wellpoint Behavioral
  • Beacon/Emblem/NYEmpire/UniCareState/ProvidencePlan
  • Cigna Evernorth EAP
  • Cigna Evernoth/Greatwest Health/Cigna Connect
  • Compsych EAP
  • ComPsych Managed Care
  • Consociate Health
  • Duly (DuPage Medical Group) BCBS HMO
  • Health Alliance Commercial/ StateIL
  • HealthLink/Unicare/Concerta/Wellpoint
  • HFN/ZELIS/Stratose/Plan Care/CoalitionAmerica
  • HUMANA / Choice Care
  • Humana EAP
  • Humana Military TRICARE East
  • Lifeworks EAP
  • Live360/MedAssocHealth/PrefHealthChoices
  • Magellan
  • Magellan EAP
  • Multiplan-PHCS
  • New Avenues EAP
  • Northwestern BCBS HMO
  • Optum (United/UBH/Oxford/UHC)
  • Optum All Savers
  • Optum EAP
  • Optum Golden Rule
  • Optum Oxford Health
  • Optum UHC Student Insurance
  • Optum VA CNN
  • Whole Brother Mission

Languages

  • English

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