Michelle Davis

Psychologist, PhD

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Michelle Davis

Psychologist, PhD

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Offers online therapy

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Announcement icon I offer services via video (anywhere in CA). In-person sessions not currently available.
Michelle Davis currently has a waitlist for new clients.

About

Anxiety is a normal human emotion that we all experience from time to time - especially with recent events. But sometimes, anxiety can get so big that it keeps you from living the life you want. If anxiety keeps you from trying new things, feeling connected to others, or living a life that you're excited about, you probably feel like you've tried everything. It can be really frustrating to hear, "you should do more self-care" or "have you tried deep breathing?". Many people aren't aware that stubborn, persistent anxiety - or anxiety disorders - require a specific type of treatment that's been shown through research to be effective.
I'm a clinical psychologist specializing in the research and treatment of anxiety disorders and related problems. I'm passionate about providing treatment that works. I use evidence-based techniques to help you reduce your anxiety and - more importantly - keep it from getting in the way of the things that matter most to you.
I know that reaching out can be difficult, so I aim to make my first contact with you as seamless and pleasant as possible. I'd love to hear from you to decide together whether my services might be a good fit for you. Note: I am open to seeing California-residing clients outside of my area via telehealth.

Finances

I am not an in-network provider for insurance plans, but you may be able to receive reimbursement with out-of-network insurance benefits.
Email me or call with questions.

Qualifications

  • License: California / 32514
  • School: University of Texas at Austin
I'm a licensed clinical psychologist, which means I have a PhD in clinical psychology and am licensed to provide therapy in California.

Location

Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
Communities
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Single Mother
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Exposure Response Prevention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
Modality
  • Individuals

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 15 Mar 2022
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Michelle Davis

Psychologist, PhD