Michelle May Balke

Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT

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Michelle May Balke, MS, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in San Diego
(619) 512-2920 Website

Michelle May Balke

Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT


Location

Michelle Balke, M.S., L.M.F.T.
2305 Historic Decatur Road
Suite 100
San Diego, California 92106
(619) 512-2920

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Michelle Balke, M.S., L.M.F.T.
San Diego, California 92122
(619) 512-2920

Congratulations on being a step closer to a happier, more fulfilling, loving, and harmonious life. If you would like help with any of the following you are in the right place: Adoption concerns, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders, Anxiety, Panic, and Phobias, Depression, Children's Behavior Disorders, Adolescent Struggles, Parenting Concerns, Relationship Challenges, Mediation, Separation, Divorce, and Custody Issues. I have been a Marriage and Family Therapist since 1980. My 7 Step Solution Focused Plan will help you master your challenges as quickly as possible. Call for a complimentary, get acquainted session: (619) 322-0681. Let's see if I can help.

Background: Family Relations Counselor in the Family Services Unit, the Judicial Branch, Connecticut, worked on custody, & family violence cases, Faculty Member at UC Irvine Medical Center, lectured/counseled patients undergoing infertility treatments; consulted with physicians/ nurses on Psychological aspects of Infertility; wrote chapter for textbook for medical students on same topic.

I utilize family systems therapy/solution focused therapy in my work. With children, I use play therapy. My approach to working with clients is positive and, when appropriate, I try to include humor in the counseling process to facilitate a more positive experience for individuals, couples, families and groups.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 39 Years
  • School: California State University, Fullerton
  • Year Graduated: 1978
  • License and State: 46979 California

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $70 - $170
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
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  • Beacon
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  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Horizon Healthcare
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Michelle May Balke's Groups

Couples Group Now Forming

This 6 week group is a safe forum for couples to address the inherent challenges of regaining trust, intimacy, and playfulness in a relationship in which one or both partners has had an intimate relationship outside of the marriage or relationship.

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Location

Michelle Balke, M.S., L.M.F.T.
2305 Historic Decatur Road
Suite 100
San Diego, California 92106
(619) 512-2920

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Michelle Balke, M.S., L.M.F.T.
San Diego, California 92122
(619) 512-2920
Specialties
  • Adoption
  • Autism
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Family Conflict
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Gay

Client Focus

I also speak: Spanish
Age
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Cancer

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Play Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019
Michelle May Balke, MS, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in San Diego

Michelle May Balke

Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT