Michaela  Ennis
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Michaela Ennis

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Practice: JRD Counseling Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Massachusetts, Rhode Island Not Accepting Online
Wayland Square Accepting In-person
Updated February 24, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Eating disorders & disordered eating
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • College & graduate student mental health
  • Depression
  • ADHD

Professional statement

Michaela Ennis is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Michaela attended Rhode Island College and obtained a Bachelor in Fine Arts in Printmaking/Art History and then went on to earn a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Michaela has worked for over ten years in nonprofit agencies supporting children and their families with communication and developmental disorders. Through this work, Michaela gained experience in home based behavioral therapy with a strengths-based approach. Michaela also provided counseling services at Bryant University, working with students to find independence, manage stress, and adapt to college living. Michaela works with clients facing a wide range of concerns, including anxiety and mood disorders, chronic illness, relationship challenges, and trauma. Michaela has developed a passion for supporting survivors of abusive relationships and sexual assault through therapeutic approaches like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered, and Strengths-Based Therapy, empowering her clients to regain control of their own narratives. Additionally, she holds certifications in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), further enhancing her ability to provide expert care.

Presently, Michaela specializes in working with college students and adults who may be experiencing significant stress, anxiety, depression, disordered eating, trauma and relationship challenges. She also specializes in sexual harassment and assault, OCD, and Trichotillomania. Michaela is a therapist JRD Counseling and sees clients in-person in their Wayland Square office, as well as via telehealth.


Message to clients

Starting therapy for mental health challenges may seem overwhelming, but remember, it's a brave step, not a sign of weakness. These issues affect various aspects of your life, from relationships to work and daily functioning. I offer a personalized approach, combining empathy, humor, and practical strategies to help you overcome obstacles and live the life you desire. Together, we will explore your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors on the journey to becoming your most authentic self.


Specialties

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Berklee College of Music Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA PPO
  • Boston College Student Health Insurance (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Harvard Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Lesley University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • MIT Student and Affiliate Extended Insurance Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Northeastern University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (55min)
  • Initial session: $200 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Massachusetts)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9-5
  • Tue 9-5
  • Wed 9-5
  • Thu 9-5
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9-5
  • Tue 9-5
  • Wed 9-5
  • Thu 9-5
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Wayland Square practice
10 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 02906
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9-5
  • Tue 9-5
  • Wed 9-5
  • Thu 9-5
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

JRD Counseling, therapist , 2022 - Present

Rhode Island College, LMHC, 2021


Licensure

Massachusetts: 13352

Rhode Island: MHC01441


Languages

English


Client testimonials

"She has been amazing"
- Zencare client • January 2023