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Michelle Prado, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Family conflicts Trauma, Abuse ADHD
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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
Chronic pain
Women’s Issues
Grief and loss
Trauma-informed care
Work life balance
Cultural/Ethnic Concerns

Professional experience

12yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Family conflicts Trauma, Abuse ADHD

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body image, Cancer, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Midlife crisis, Money and financial issues, Mood disorders , Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy and childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social anxiety and phobia, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

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License information

TX LCSW 53449


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Michelle Prado. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Michelle is the beacon of light to humanity! She is an Extremely talented therepist.

Written on Feb 25, 2024 after therapy with Michelle for 3 years and 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and compassion fatigue

Michelle has been one of the best counselors I have ever had. I started with her with a lot of emotions and anxiety. I have learned to accept, change and overcome a lot of things with her help.

Written on Jan 10, 2024 after therapy with Michelle for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and adhd

Michelle has been my therapist going on a year now and soooooo many changes have happened in a year! She understands my concerns as I move through situations and she offers the best expert advice and coping mechanisms. Highly highly recommend her!!

Written on Oct 10, 2023 after therapy with Michelle for 9 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, anger management, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Honestly the best therapist I've had

Written on Aug 10, 2023 after therapy with Michelle for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

I feel safe when talking to Michelle and respect and understand her knowledge on how I should be handling any issues I openly discuss to her about.

Written on Mar 30, 2023 after therapy with Michelle for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

I have enjoyed working with Michelle over the past year. She is great at listening and giving me feedback

Written on Mar 23, 2023 after therapy with Michelle for 1 year and 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and compassion fatigue