Michaela Zavala

Pre-Licensed Professional, ASW

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today
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Michaela Zavala

Pre-Licensed Professional, ASW

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

DiversitUS (Dr. Ayelet Hirshfeld, PH.D)
1101 South Winchester Boulevard
Suite J218
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 717-4721
Offers online therapy

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About

Michaela is Social Work Clinician who has years of working with people who have experienced trauma. Michaela's previous experience includes working with victims of human trafficking, military veterans, unhoused individuals and couples. Michaela currently works at a world-renowned hospital with inpatient and outpatient patients and their families to assist those living with chronic illnesses. Michaela's experience is broad in range, scope and population. She has worked with those that are currently unhoused to those who are running top tech companies, and many people in between.
Michaela uses an eclectic psychoanalytical approach which she tailors her treatment for you as a client, human and individual. Her focus is to develop goals, treatment plans and help walk along side and guide the clients. No one approach will be consistently applied as she has the belief that no one person is exactly alike, so neither should your treatment.
Michaela's belief is that health care is not only physical, but also includes mental wellness; which is essential to finding balance, happiness and inner peace. If you believe she may be a match please reach out, she offers free 15 minute phone consultations in order to ensure you are comfortable and compatible.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: Up to $215
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
If your insurance is out-of-network Superbills can be provided for you to submit to your insurance for potential reimbursement.
Email me or call (408) 717-4721 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Prelicense: California / ASW106318
  • School: University of Southern California
  • Supervisor: Ayelet Hirshfeld, PHD
  • Supervisor License: California / PSY22767

Location

DiversitUS (Dr. Ayelet Hirshfeld, PH.D)
1101 South Winchester Boulevard
Suite J218
San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 717-4721
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Substance Use
  • Coping Skills
Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
Communities
  • Cancer
  • Immuno-disorders
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 1 Dec 2022
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Michaela Zavala

Pre-Licensed Professional, ASW