Michelle Lassa, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Michelle Lassa, M.S., LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Wisconsin. Since 2022, she has also been the Clinical Director for Behavioral Health Clinic. 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 been working in therapeutic settings since 2007 and has a variety of experience working with clients ages 7 – 85.

With a trauma-informed care approach, Michelle utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and person-centered as her main treatment modalities. She is trained in suicide prevention, crisis negotiation, crisis intervention prevention, and verbal judo. She understands that everyone has different needs and therapy goals, therefore provides a tailored therapeutic approach for each client. Michelle enjoys working with teens, couples, and individuals with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, life-stressors, grief & loss, and trauma. She provides a safe, confidential, judgement-free, and friendly space for clients.

Outside of work, Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband and children, traveling, gardening, exercising, writing, photography, and scrapbooking. She is also a published author.

 

Clients Michelle Works With

  • Adolescents (ages 10+)

 

Therapeutic Specialties

  • Anxiety, Depression, and Mood Instability
  • Trauma: Physical and Sexual Abuse/First Responder Trauma
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Management and Recovery
  • Criminal Justice Issues/High Risk Offenders
  • Severe Mental Health Illnesses and Personality Disorders
  • Suicide/Self-Harm Prevention
  • Work/Life Balance of Stressors and Changing Events
  • Self-Esteem/Confidence Issues
  • Adolescent Behavior/Performance
  • Relationship Communications
  • Grief and Loss