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LMFT Michelle Garibaldi

Provides online counseling through BetterHelp

Mental health conditions are real, common and treatable.

And recovery is possible.

Michelle Garibaldi is an experienced, licensed Medical Health Professional who specializes in affordable online therapy.

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Licensing: LMFT
Years in Practice: 15
State: CA


I am happy that you have taken these first, critical steps, toward reaching your goals. I am excited at the prospect of being able to walk with you along your journey.

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California and have over 15 years of experience in providing services to those who are looking to improve or enrich their lives in some way. I am a clinician who believes in walking with clients along a collaborative path toward betterment. I will help you clearly establish what you would like to improve and/or what you envision for your future. I have a warm and empathic counseling style, combined with a variety of counseling approaches that are active and result-driven. Using techniques from Cognitive Behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, solution focused therapy, we will help you get where you would like to go. I specialize in issues involving family problems, parenting issues, relationship issues, abuse and survivor work, grief work, trauma, and issues affecting children and adolescents.

Congratulations on taking that all-important step of researching how to improve your life journey. I truly hope we can walk together toward a future of balance, stability, and satisfaction.

About online counseling

Online counseling allows you to receive care from an online mental health practitioner via phone, video chat, or instant messaging. It is convenient for those who may have trouble getting to or would prefer not to have in-person therapy appointments. Ranging from $60 to $90 per week, online counseling is generally more affordable than in-person counseling. A study by researchers at University of California, Berkeley found that online counseling can be just as effective as face-to-face therapy while being more convenient, affordable, and accessible.

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Stress Anxiety Relationship issues Family conflicts Trauma and abuse Depression Addictions LGBT Grief Intimacy-related issues Sleeping disorders Parenting issues Anger management Self esteem Career difficulties Coping with life changes Coaching Compassion fatigue ADHD
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Anytime you hear a comedian talk about their therapist and you are like, "Man that therapist is really funny but also has an extremely valid point", that is Michelle. She is not afraid to point out the absurdity of any situation you find yourself in and make you feel sane for the feelings you do have. She has a big, present personality and is able to dial in to yours so that she can speak your language. Once I started, therapy was not something I dreaded every week, even at the worst of it emotionally, because I knew Michelle would find a way to help me back up without any judgement. She always knows when it is the right time for a metaphor, a personal story, or to just needle you in the right way to get you to look clearly in the mirror. And good lord she has the patience of a saint. Because looking back, she gave me the answer I was looking for in the first month, but I had to take my time to get out of my own way over the better part of a year to actually hear it. She never forced a solution but offered it in kind until I was ready to take it. I can't say enough good things about Michelle. Thank you for guiding me to peace.

Jan 07, 2023


Michelle was such a huge help when I needed someone to talk to! She not only made me feel completely comfortable talking about my personal life, but she gave me so much great advice! The skills I have learned and implemented into my daily life has helped me tremendously. I could not have gotten through some really tough times without her guidance and her giving me new coping skills. I appreciated her time and I would highly recommend! She is a fantastic therapist, probably the best I have had. To sum it up, Michelle was a blessing for me!

Dec 10, 2022


Michelle is calm, unflappable, a great resource

M.A.·May 31, 2022


Michelle is the best therapist ever. She is so sweet, smart, and caring. She listens to all my needs and helps me through anything I’m struggling with. She knows exactly what to say and exactly what to do. I couldn’t be happier with her, and im so grateful for her. Thank you Michelle!!

L.A.·Mar 02, 2022


Michelle Garibaldi offers counseling online via BetterHelp

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