Michelle Lenertz

Michelle is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and board approved supervisor. She completed her Master of Social Work (MSW) at The University of St. Catherine/St. Thomas University in 2014.

Michelle has enjoyed working with adolescents and families in a school setting, as well as providing individual therapy to children, adolescents, and adults in an outpatient clinic setting. In her work, she has treated clients with a variety of backgrounds and mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, attachment concerns, low self-esteem, relational distress, ADHD, and life transitions. Her special interests include supporting clients who struggle with anxiety, who have experienced trauma, who are struggling with relational health concerns, and assisting adolescents and young adults in building their identity and self-worth. She has a passion for fostering healing and growth to individuals struggling with life stressors. She utilizes a person-centered, nonjudgmental approach to ensure clients feel safe and comfortable during the vulnerable process of therapy. Michelle uses various approaches in therapy, including psychoeducation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution-Focused Therapy.

Michelle has found her Christian faith to be a profound support in navigating life’s struggles and believes it can supplement the healing process. She offers the opportunity to incorporate faith and spirituality into therapy if clients request it.

In her free time, Michelle enjoys spending time with her friends and family, including her 5 nephews and 1 niece, as well as spending time outdoors, traveling, and playing board games with her husband.

 

Michelle sees clients on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. She accepts most major insurance plans. Please call our office to ask about your specific insurance coverage.