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Dr. Michelle Wambach, Psy.D, LMFT

Office: 4020 Moorpark Avenue Suite 206
San Jose, CA 95117
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Profession: Marriage and Family Therapist
Services: Psychotherapy/Counseling
Telehealth (Video/Phone) Therapy
Psychological Evaluations
Therapy for Individual Adults
Eye Movement Desensitization Rapid Reprocessing
Psychological Reports for Immigration
Session Formats: Individual
Telehealth Online.
Practice Description:
Voted Best Of 2020 -2023 San Jose California Therapist. Telehealth for all of California, Oregon, Idaho.

Welcome. You are not alone. With over 22 years experience counseling individual adults, I can help you feel better and find emotional peace and clarity. Often we seek therapy when going through tough times. We want our life to be fulfilling and happy. Yet, sometimes we end up in the same situations despite our best efforts to change. Given the current world crisis', issues of anxiety, panic attacks, depression, and relationships are affected more than ever. You may be feeling scared, isolated, and alone. Your sense of security and safety is shaken, and you may be anxious about the new normal. It is normal to feel uncertain about how life will be post-pandemic, and how to reintegrate into work and social relationships.

As a licensed psychotherapist in long-term private practice, and college psychology professor, I can guide you with experience, wisdom, and compassion. My style is warm, thoughtful, and interactive. I believe that people have great capacity for growth and that crisis can be an opportunity for positive change.

I specialize in Cognitive-Behavioral skills for communication, emotional tolerance, rapid anxiety relief, and better access to your emotions, thoughts, and beliefs. I also use EMDR, guided visualization, energy work, and mindfulness meditation techniques for rapid relief of stress and trauma. In therapy, we explore your life in order to fully understand you together. We examine how your experiences in life create meanings that can later guide your choices and responses. We work together to help you tolerate difficult emotions, and understand the unconscious reasons behind your choices. The aim is to create balance in your life, and help you make more successful and empowered life decisions.

I believe that therapy is a safe nurturing space in which you are deeply understood, while being supported towards significant life change.
Practice Specialties or Interests:

(Strengths are
in bold text)
Relationship Issues
Adjustment Disorder
Asperger's Syndrome
Dissociative Disorders
Eating Disorders
LGBTQ Issues
Life Transitions
Personal Growth
Sexual Abuse
Somatoform Disorders
Stress Management
Substance Abuse
Childhood Trauma in Adults
Chronic Emotional Pain
Computer Game/On-Line Overuse
Age Specialties: Adults
Treatment Approaches: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
Object Relations Therapy
Psychoanalytic Therapy
Psychodynamic Therapy
Education: Masters of Arts
Santa Clara University

Doctorate in Psychology
Ryokan College
License #: MFC41571
Licensed In: California
Additional Licenses/ Certifications: Licensed Marriage Family Therapist in California MFC#41571, Oregon MFC#T2088, Idaho LMFT 9079
Professional Affiliations: CAMFT
Fee Schedule: $175 per session
Check, Cash, Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, Discover, Paypal, Zelle, Venmo, HSA.
Accepted Insurance: Out of network Provider for PPO
Insurance and Billing Instructions: Out of network for PPO's.

Patients pay directly and submit statements for insurance reimbursement.
Most PPO's reimburse the patient a significant portion of the fee.
Please call your insurance to inquire as to their reimbursement rates for out of network providers.
Office Hours: Monday through Friday
Dr. Michelle Wambach, Psy.D, LMFT, Marriage and Family Therapist in San Jose
 Other Practice Locations
Bend, OR 97203
Boise, ID 83702
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Years in Practice:  Over 20
Gender:  Female
Accepting New Clients:  Yes
Sliding Fee Scale:  No
Prescribe Medication:  No
Wheelchair Accessible:  Yes
Public Transportation:  Yes
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