Last edited 12/11/2023

Michael Ellwood PhD

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

Dr. Ellwood has been with LifeStance Health Associates since June of 2001. He currently is a Rehabilitation Psychologist with Sheltering Arms Institute primarily associated with the DDAC and Complex Care teams, and previously was affiliated with UVA/Encompass as well as the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center Spinal Cord Injury Service. Other previous experience includes an Assistant Professorship of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Virginia. In that position, Dr. Ellwood provided assessments and treatment for geriatric, chronically ill, and pain patients and their families.




Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


General Expertise



Relationship Issues

Bipolar disorder


Veterans' issues

In-Network Insurance



Cigna EAP


Elevance Health

Evernorth Health Services


Magellan Health


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Children (5-12)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Internal Family Systems Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)


  • Virginia, PhD, 810001914


Virginia Commonwealth University

Online Therapy

Office at 9202 Center Oak Court, Mechanicsville, VA

Frequently Asked Questions About Michael Ellwood, PhD

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Michael Ellwood, PhD, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Michael Ellwood accepting new clients?

Yes, Michael Ellwood is accepting new clients for online therapy in Virginia and in-person appointments at 9202 Center Oak Court, Mechanicsville, VA, 23116.

Does Michael Ellwood accept insurance?

Yes, Michael Ellwood accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna EAP, ComPsych, Elevance Health, Evernorth Health Services, Humana, Magellan Health and MultiPlan.

Does Michael Ellwood offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Michael Ellwood offers in-person appointments at 9202 Center Oak Court, Mechanicsville, VA, 23116.

Does Michael Ellwood offer online therapy?

Yes, Michael Ellwood offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Virginia.

How quickly can I see Michael Ellwood?

Michael Ellwood typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Michael Ellwood speak?

Michael Ellwood conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Michael Ellwood online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Michael Ellwood online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.