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    Welcome!

    Are you struggling or overwhelmed?

    Does it seem like you don’t have the energy or focus you need?

    Are you struggling with healing after a deeply impactful event?

    Have you tried to solve the problems in your life on your own and realized you need help from someone else?

    If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you have made the right choice by being here. I know seeking help can be hard. You’ve likely been debating seeking help for months, if not years, but I’m so glad you have taken the courageous step of being here.

     


    “Something deep in the human soul awakens as things fall apart.” -Michael Meade


    Together we can work to help equip you with the necessary tools to help you face and overcome your challenges. Whether you’re struggling with worry, low mood, or a life-altering event, it is important that you know you don’t have to be alone in this journey. I have the experience to help you achieve your goals, overcome these struggles, and live a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

    I understand no two individuals are the same, and we tailor your sessions together to address challenges unique to you. We will work together to understand the root cause of your struggles and address them with long-lasting strategies, helping you get closer to the life you’ve always wanted.

    If you’re ready to work towards the life you’ve always wanted, I’m ready when you are. Contact me today and let’s get to work.

    About Michelle Esquibel, MA, LPCC, CADS

    Michelle Esquibel Itzli Quiahuitl (Obsidian Rain), is a Master’s level, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Certified Auricular Detox Specialist, and certified Dream Tending™ practitioner. Michelle earned her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California in 2009. Michelle uses she/they pronouns, is a queer, Chicanx, depth psychology-oriented psychotherapist and practitioner of Curanderismo—the traditional healing practices of her culture.

    Michelle is the Founder and CEO of Integrative Elements New Mexico, LLC, an outpatient private practice which provides psychotherapy, workshops, training, and consultation. Michelle practices on the traditional homelands of the Tiwa People of Sandia and Isleta Pueblos, also known as Albuquerque, New Mexico.

    I work from a depth psychological approach, a soul-tending way of navigating through conscious and unconscious experiences to help you make meaning, find balance, and become aware of that which is trying to spring forth in your growth and healing process.

    Together we work with dreams, images, synchronicities, as well as other important, even sacred, aspects of who you are.

    In therapy I often use nature, Sand Tray, music, movement, select readings, and experiential activities to help you connect with and remember who you are and what your medicine is, as we say in Curanderismo. Your medicine is the culmination of your talents, gifts, capabilities, resiliencies, and purpose.

    There are also practical and grounding aspects of my approach. Utilizing evidence-based approaches and other educational resources are keys to helping you get the most out of our work together.

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