Michelle Prado

(LCSW)

About Me

Michelle Prado is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Master of Science in Social Work from The University of Texas at Arlington. Michelle is warm, compassionate and non-judgmental. She enjoys creating a safe place for clients to navigate and explore life’s challenges. She feels she can help her clients develop helpful strategies through mindfulness, exploring core beliefs, reframing challenges, and honoring values. Michelle truly enjoys helping people discover and align their lives with their authentic selves. She uses a diversified approach specific to the needs of each client and is able to affect positive change and growth.

Michelle has worked with diverse populations throughout her career. She has provided grief counseling and has worked with counseling clients and their families through various medical issues. Michelle utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, humanistic approaches, strength-based approaches, solution focused techniques, trauma informed care and mindfulness practices. She has experience around child abuse, family violence, trauma, crisis intervention, medical issues, aging concerns, grief and loss, anxiety, and depression.

Michelle’s Specialities:

Couples, individuals or families
Family Systems
Relationship issues
Crisis Management
Anxiety/Depression
Chronic pain
Women’s Issues
Grief and loss
Trauma-informed care
Work life balance
Cultural/Ethnic Concerns



Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Family conflicts
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Parenting issues

I also have experience in Addictions, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD

Years of Experience: 11

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LCSW #53449 (Expires: 2021-01-01)


Reviews

Written by H.I. on Feb 26, 2020 after counseling with Michelle for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and coaching

We’ve just recently started our sessions, but I LOVE talking to Michelle. Whenever we talk, it’s so refreshing and I honestly look forward to her responses and her feedback. She’s super real, personable, and just really comforting to talk to. Would recommend her ten times over.

Written by H.A. on Feb 13, 2020 after counseling with Michelle for 1 week on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

She makes you feel comfortable and relaxed no matter what situation you have going on. I’m looking forward to many more sessions in the future

Written by B.E. on Dec 27, 2019 after counseling with Michelle for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and compassion fatigue

I've had one session with Michelle to date. It was a great interaction. I felt comfortable. I'm looking forward to future sessions and guidance along the way. I'm happy I have signed up.