Michael Guichet, LMFT

Michael Guichet, LMFT

Professions: Counseling Psychology, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychotherapy
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: MFT - 88838
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 31313
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Office 1
340 Soquel Ave.
Ste. 207
Santa Cruz, California 95060 - United States
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Office 2
2100 Garden Rd.
Building A, STE 212
Monterey, California 93940 - United States
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Billing and Insurance

I am an in-network provider for:

  • Central California Alliance for Health
  • Optum Health
  • Tricare
  • Beacon Health Options

Fees: My standard fees are:
$110 per individual hour
$135 per couple and family hour
$90 per telehealth hour

Call me to set up a worry free assessment. If you decide to work with me, then on the second visit pay for the assessment session. If we don't decide to work together, then you will not be charged.

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Family and romantic relationships are challenging. It can be hard to ask for what you want. It has become normal for intimacy to die and it is my opinion that it does not have to be that way. As a licensed therapist who specializes in sex therapy I often have clients view their needs as unhealthy or their desires as shameful and I work to help clients feel authentic in their sexual expression.

In therapy I help to nurture good communication and positive change. It is my goal to help individuals, partners, and couples connect deeply and feel safe. I am passionate about healing shame and facilitating communication about relationships orientation, sexual behavior, identity, sexual orientation, and much more.

I've spent the last 12 years helping people cultivate healthy sex lives and relationships. My education and training equip me with a deep sense of empathy for clients facing that which feels impossible. When the emotions and feelings become overwhelming it might be time to try something else, it might be time to try therapy.

I am Poly and open knowledgeable, kink and BDSM knowledgeable, LGBT affirming, queer affirming, asexual affirming, and sex worker friendly.

Email or Call Michael Guichet, LMFT at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 31313

More Info About My Practice

Call me to set up an assessment. If we decide to work together, you'll pay for the assessment on the second visit. If you opt not to work with me, you'll never be charged.

At this moment I take:
Optum
Tri-care
Medi-Cal
Beacon also know as Central California Alliance for Health

Out-of-Network insurance: If you have insurance that I am not on the panel of, I will provide you with an invoice to seek reimbursement from your insurance.

I also offer a limited number of sliding-scale slots for individuals with financial hardship.

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Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    BDSM, Kinky

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Fertility Issues
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Parenting
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Love
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy

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