Michelle Lassa, MS, LPC is a licensed professional counselor in Wisconsin. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology from UW-Stout and her master’s 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 both correctional and community settings. With a trauma-informed care approach, Michelle has experience utilizing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). She is also trained in crisis intervention prevention and negotiation, suicide prevention, and verbal judo techniques.
Michelle enjoys thinking outside of the box while challenging you to engage in evidence-based clinical techniques for building and maintaining your best life. She ensures a tailored therapeutic approach, collaborating with her clients to determine their goals and treatment plan.
Clients Michelle Works With
- Adolescents (ages 10+)
- 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