Michael John Hagan,LMFT, SUDCC

Michael John Hagan,LMFT, SUDCC

Telehealth Available
Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Drug and Alcohol Counselor, Licensed Addiction Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - 131272
Secondary Credential: Substance Use Disorder Certified Counselor - 11510
Billing and Insurance:

I do not work with insurance companies

Fees: Telehealth or In-Office:
Individual Session (50 minutes): $175
Couples Session (50 minutes): $250
Family Session (50 minutes): $300

In your home (City of San Diego):
Individual Session (50 minutes): $350
Couples Session (50 minutes): $350
Family Session (50 minutes): $350
Free Initial Consultation


San Diego, California 92102

My Approach to Helping

“Hope is passion for what is possible!” -Kierkegaard
Life can be challenging; sometimes we just need a little help to get through a particularly stressful time.

I offer a gentle, accepting environment to assist you or your family navigate issues related to addiction, relationships, life transitions, parenting, or living a fulfilling life as an older adult. I will work collaboratively with you to find ways to address all challenges related to living life on life's terms particularly when dealing with alcohol and drug use, my chosen area of specialization.

Together we will come to understand your strengths, develop your ability to access those strengths and gain skills to live a life worth living, to find meaning in your existence. You are the expert on your own life, and my job is to listen for understanding. There are many paths toward overall wellbeing; you and I will work to find what path may be best for you.

I have an MA in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Substance Use Disorder Certified Counselor. Additionally, I have two master’s degrees in education, and I am a certified educator with decades of experience teaching all ages from preschool to graduate school. I started my career as an accountant and businessperson before I became a teacher, a teacher and parent educator, a school principal and ultimately a psychotherapist. As a therapist, while my focus is on addictions, I have worked with parents, teachers, and business leaders to address the day-to-day stressors of their work and their lives. I have traveled and done educational presentations throughout the United States as well as in Australia and China. I have lived in nine different states, been married for 36 years and have raised three children. I love spending time with family, being in nature, scuba diving and all animals; I especially love spending time with my two rescue dogs, Bear and Freya, and two semi-feral rescued cats, Bender and Fry. My pronouns are he him his.

More Info About My Practice

Most of my practice is through Telehealth allowing me to be of service to anyone, anywhere in California. I do offer a limited number of sessions, especially Family sessions, in my office located on Camino Del Rio South in San Diego. I will also do house calls if you live within or near the City of San Diego. Just let me know what you prefer, what you feel will work best for you, and I will do my best to accommodate you.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Substance Use Issues, Codependency, Parenting, Work-Life Balance and Stress, Life Transitions

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Are you struggling with navigating the anxieties of life? I am available for individual therapy to help with issues related to stress and anxiety, general worry and depression, for couples therapy to help couples navigate their relationship issues, and for parents who are in need of assistance with raising their most precious gifts, their children. I am also certified as an addiction counselor for those of you who need a little help making healthy choices.

Industries & Communities Served

  • Education
  • Entertainment Industry
  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • LGBTQ+
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Stress
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Positive Psychology
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)

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