Michelle Takes, LMHC

Michelle Takes, LMHC

Counseling  ·  
Michelle Takes, LMHC is a counselor in Cedar Rapids, IA. She specializes in counseling and mental health.Read her story

3525 Center Point Rd NE Ste C

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Contact Information

(319) 284-1514

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Midlands Choice
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Michelle Takes' bio

This content was provided by Michelle Takes "Michelle Takes is a Licensed Mental Health counselor. She graduated with a Master's of Science in the Human Services with a specialization in Mental Health Counseling. She has been practicing family, couples, and individual psychotherapy for over 10 years. Over the last decade she has become certified in trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) and has training in prolonged exposure therapy, she has also been trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), and is working toward certification in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) she also has specialized experience working with eating disorders. Michelle's therapeutic approach utilizes cognitive behavioral and solution focused therapeutic techniques. She is skilled in treating a wide range of disorders including but not limited to: anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, adjustment disorders, bipolar disorder and post-partum depression. Michelle can work with a wide range of ages from young children and adolescents to adults. Michelle has a solid background working in crisis and acute care settings. With a background as an Emergency Medical Technician and a former Marine Michelle has a comprehensive understanding of trauma and stress related conditions. As a therapist, mom, wife, girl scout troop leader and business owner she is forced to practice what she teaches. Learning to balance life stressors with positive experiences and take a few deep breaths. She enjoys taking time to stop and smell the roses in her garden. To unwind and build her own positive experiences Michelle enjoys boating with her family, running on her treadmill, cooking, working in her yard, tent camping and chilling by the camp fire"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Michelle Takes "Inspiring Change through Creativity and Compassion.  "

2  Specialties

  • Counseling
  • Mental Health

0  Board Certifications

Michelle Takes does not have any board certifications listed.

16  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Family Counseling
  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital and Family Psychotherapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Stress Management

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Washington State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Capella University
    Other Education | Completed 2009

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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