Erika Michel

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Erika Michel

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Professions: Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision. Supervisor: Daniel Brezenoff, LCSW
Primary Credential: Associate Marriage and Family Therapist - 112492
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Cigna
Fees: $100 -$125 session
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability


181 E. 18th Street
Suite B
COSTA MESA, California 92627
4105 E Broadway
Suite 202
Long Beach, California 90803

View Accessibility

My Approach to Helping

I believe in the power of everyone’s stories. My goal is to assist clients in taking agency in their lives through self-exploration and developing their narratives. However, the process of therapy can be daunting. I respect the vulnerability that you have demonstrated in searching for help.

In my work, I use humor and warmth to develop a working relationship with clients. I believe in
providing empathic and genuine interactions, so that clients may navigate the thoughts and emotions that have limited them from connecting to their desired selves. I am a keen observer of common threads within clients’ narratives and work collaboratively with you to unravel their meanings. As a Mexican-American bilingual therapist, I value the impact of culture on clients’ narratives and provide a safe space for you to express yourself fully.

I use interventions based on emotion-focused, narrative, multicultural, and cognitive behavioral theories and therapy. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, life span issues, family conflict, and trauma-related issues. I have worked with clients ranging from toddlers to adults in individual, couple, and family therapy. The majority of my experience has been within the Latinx community y tambien se ofrece servicios en español.

I hope to help you embrace the person you have been and are becoming. Your story is worthy of being heard and understood.

I am a registered associate MFT (#112492) currently working under the supervision of licensed Clinical Social Worker Daniel Brezenoff (#23543).

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults


  • English
  • Spanish

Groups I Work With

    I enjoy working with adolescents, families, young adults and couples.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Academic Concerns
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Fear
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

See other therapists in Costa Mesa, CA.

See other therapists in Long Beach, CA.

By using this site, you signify your assent and agreement to the Terms of Service.

GoodTherapy uses cookies to personalize content and ads to provide better services for our users and to analyze our traffic. By continuing to use this site you consent to our cookies.