Michelle Lassa, M.S., LPC


Michelle Lassa, M.S., LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Wisconsin. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin -Stout and earned her Master of Science degree in Forensic Psychology from California State University – Los Angeles. Michelle has well over a decade of clinical experience working with a wide variety of ages, genders, ethnicities, socio-economic statuses, and mental health issues within correctional settings and community settings. With a trauma-informed care approach, Michelle has experience utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Michelle is also trained in Crisis Intervention Prevention, Crisis Negotiation, Suicide Prevention, and Verbal Judo techniques.
She has a creative clinical approach that might surprise you. She enjoys thinking outside of the box while challenging you to engage in evidenced-based clinical techniques for building and maintaining your best life. Michelle is a very caring and kind individual, remembering that you are a human being first. Michelle ensures a tailored therapeutic approach with clients being fully involved with their treatment planning and therapy processes. As an individual and group therapist for many years, Michelle strives to provide a confidential, safe, and friendly environment for therapy participants to enhance their skills and receive adequate support. Previous clients of Michelle’s have stated she is approachable and offers a judgment-free zone for therapy.
Michelle’s Therapeutic Interests:
Anxiety, Depression, & Mood Instability
Trauma: Physical & Sexual Abuse/First Responder Trauma
Post-Traumatic Stress Management & Recovery
Criminal Justice Issues/High Risk Offenders
Severe Mental Health Illnesses & Personality Disorders
Suicide/Self-Harm Prevention
Work/Life Balance of Stressors & Changing Events
Self-Esteem/Confidence Issues
Adolescent Behavior/Performance (ages 10+)
Relationship Communications
Grief & Loss

Contact: 715-842-9500

Email: appointments@bhcwausau.com

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