Michelle Tubilla, Therapist in Garden Ridge, Texas — Zencare
Michelle  Tubilla
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Michelle Tubilla

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Texas Accepting Online
Garden Ridge Accepting In-person
Updated July 2, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adolescent mental health
  • Academic challenges
  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement

Professional statement

Michelle Tubilla is a Licensed Professional Counselor in San Antonio, Texas and works in Garden Ridge, Texas. Michelle sees a variety of different challenges that her clients often struggle with including anxiety, stress management, depression, grief and loss, trauma and overall life management skills. Michelle's ideal client is one who is facing a transition in life and she has extensive experience with teens and young adults in high school and in college who are adjusting to life's challenges at that stage.

Michelle uses a multi-sensory approach to counseling called Impact Therapy where she implements a variety of theories and strategies including props and visuals to help best meet the needs of her clients. This approach can make a real impact with clients and Michelle's creativity and resourcefulness combine well with it. Michelle believes that each client has unique needs and she feels it is a privilege to support her clients and encourage them to discover their higher sense of overall wellbeing.

Michelle received her master’s in counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2014. Michelle has been working in the mental health field for the last seven and half years and is passionate about helping others. Michelle has worked with mentors and leaders in the field and continues to learn and grow to improve her skills to best help her clients. Currently Michelle is seeing clients in person at her office in Garden Ridge and also sees clients via telehealth.


Message to clients

First, I know it takes courage to come to see a counselor and to talk about challenging things and I want you to know that I create a safe space to promote processing and healing for my clients and my goal is to offer encouragement and support throughout your time in counseling, working together to best meet your needs. I use a variety of different strategies, techniques and theories and will use my experience to help best support you where you are today. My hope is that from our work together you will develop a higher sense of self and a better understanding of your emotional wellbeing and leave our time together with a tool box filled with strategies and ideas to help you live your best life.


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

Academic challenges - Addressing underperformance in coursework, school avoidance, and procrastination

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

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

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (53min)
  • Initial session: $150 (53min)

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:

  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
Therapist's note

For follow up sessions 40 minutes or less I charge $125.


Location(s)

Online Sessions (Texas)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am - 6pm
  • Tue 9am - 6pm
  • Wed 9am - 6pm
  • Thu 9am - 6pm
  • Fri 9am -2pm
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Garden Ridge practice
18965 FM2252, 207, Garden Ridge, Texas 78266
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 9am - 6pm
  • Wed 9am - 6pm
  • Thu 9am - 6pm
  • Fri 9am - 3pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 8 years

Consulting By Michelle, PLLC, Owner, 2020 - Present
NEISD, AT RISK Counselor, 2018 - 2021
Judson ISD, AT RISK Counselor, 2014 - 2018

University of Texas at San Antonio, MA in Counseling, 2014
ITESM, MBA, 1995


Licensure

Texas: 75645


Languages

English