Last edited 02/23/2023
Michaela CarteAssociate Clinical Social Worker
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Under Clinical Supervision
Michaela Carte, Associate Clinical Social Worker, 0906013337 is practicing under the supervision of Katherine Castelo (Virginia, LCSW, 0904006411) at Awaken Wellness Center.
Please, note: A clinician listed as being “clinically supervised” is completing clinical hours toward their licensure. They have one or more fully licensed clinical supervisors that often have special training to become supervisors. They consult with their supervisor(s) on all of their cases, which means that, when working with them, you are getting the time and expertise of multiple therapists in your treatment.
If you could pick one movie or book that influenced your approach to therapy, what would it be and why?
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. This book follows the childhood story of Jeannette and her family. She describes her childhood as very chaotic and dysfunctional. Her parents fought often and there were even substance abuse issues involved. This book is a reminder to me that we truly never know what someone is going through or have been through in the past. The book reminds me why I chose this profession, to help overcome life's obstacles and choose the path we want to take in life. A person is not defined by their past or where they come from. It is up to each individual to choose who they are going to be.
In what ways does your personality influence your approach to therapy?
I have a laid back personality. While therapy is a serious matter and sessions should be held in a professional manner, I think it is important to really connect with each client. Many clients have found it easy to open up to me as I am non-judgemental and will not criticize your thoughts or actions. I try to make my clients feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible during our sessions.
Virginia Blue Shield
|Marriage & Couples Counseling||$120|
Types of Therapy
Marriage & Couples Counseling
Young Adults (18-24)
Treatment Approaches / Modalities
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Strength Based Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Bachelor of Social Work, Minor in Substance Abuse, The University of West Florida, 2020
The University of West Florida, Master of Social Work, 2021
I am a Supervisee in Social Work in the state of Virginia. I earned my Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of West Florida in 2020; following that I earned my Master of Social Work degree from the University of West Florida in 2021. I am an active-duty Air Force spouse and understand the challenges being a military spouse can bring. I have experience working with children and adults of all ages, but most of my work has been with the adolescent population. In 2020 while earning my bachelor’s degree, I worked as a Behavioral Health Technician in an inpatient psychiatric facility for children between the ages of 7-17. Before my husband received his current orders, I worked as a substance abuse prevention counselor at a 6th-12th grade school for at-risk youth. Throughout my time in college, I have had enriching internships to help gain my experience. These internships included working with the elderly, veterans, and in a private practice setting. I focus on each person’s individual strengths to help them succeed. I believe that having confidence and believing in yourself is the first step in making a change.
Frequently Asked Questions About Michaela Carte, ASW
It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Michaela Carte, ASW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.
Is Michaela Carte accepting new clients?
Yes, Michaela Carte is accepting new clients for online therapy in Virginia.
Does Michaela Carte accept insurance?
Yes, Michaela Carte accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Medicaid, Medicare, Optum, UnitedHealthCare (UHC) and Virginia Blue Shield.
What types of therapy does Michaela Carte offer?
Michaela Carte offers therapy for couples and individuals.
Does Michaela Carte offer in-person appointments?
No, but people in Virginia can book Michaela Carte for virtual appointments (teletherapy).
Does Michaela Carte offer online therapy?
Yes, Michaela Carte offers online therapy via video sessions and phone sessions to people in Virginia.
How quickly can I see Michaela Carte?
Michaela Carte typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.
What languages does Michaela Carte speak?
Michaela Carte conducts therapy sessions in English.
Can I book an appointment with Michaela Carte online?
Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Michaela Carte online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.