Michelle  Hernandez
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Michelle Hernandez

She/Her/Hers

Master of Science, MS - Mental Health Counseling Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Louisiana Accepting Online
Lafayette Accepting In-person

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Updated March 24, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adolescent mental health
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders & disordered eating
  • Family issues
  • Relationship issues

Specialties

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

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

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

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

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Michelle Hernandez is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $180 (60min)

Additional session information

Therapist's note

I accept cash, check or credit/debit card. Most clients keep a card on file.


Location(s)

Online Sessions (Louisiana)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Tue 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Wed 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Thu 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Fri By Appointment Only
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Lafayette practice
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Tue 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Wed 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Thu 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Fri By Appointment Only
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 14 years

Hernandez Counseling, LLC, Owner/Counselor, 2013 - Present
Aucoin and Associates Psychology Practice, Counselor Intern, 2011 - 2013
Holy Rosary High School, Teacher/Campus Minister, 2005 - 2010
Immaculata High School, Teacher/Campus Minister, 1995 - 2005

Loyola University New Orleans, MPS Pastoral Care and Counseling, 2010
Loyola University New Orleans, MS Counseling, 2010
Loyola University New Orleans, BA Religious Studies, Secondary Education, 1990


Licensure

Louisiana: 4937


Languages

English