Michelle Ibrahimi, M.A., LMFT
Primary Therapist, San Francisco
Michelle is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist LMFT#100265, dedicated to empowering adolescents and families to fulfill goals, maintain healthy relationships and live their most satisfying lives. Michelle has 8 years of clinical experience specializing in issues related to coping with stage of life transitions, gender identity, trauma, anxiety, eating disorders and addiction as they affect a whole person within their environment and interpersonal relationships.
Michelle earned her B.A. in Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. At Berkeley, Michelle worked on research in the Social Psychology Department, where the implications of of cultural identity issues were emphasized. Michelle trained in Law & Ethics at the University of San Francisco Law School before earning her master's degree in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University.
Michelle has a passion for connecting recent research findings in neuroscience and attachment theories with clinical practice. She utilizes a biopsychosocial approach, drawing on CBT, DBT, mindfulness, somatic interventions and traditional psychodynamic adf family systems theories, tailored to meet the individual needs of each person. Michelle also teaches as an Assistant Professor at USC's School of Social Work. Michelle's love for connecting with and inspiring others to thrive and develop greater self awareness drives her to do the work that she does.