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Counselor

Michelle Brakhage

M.S., LPC

Counselor

Michelle's Therapy Hours:

(Telehealth Only)

Tuesday 12pm - 6pm

Wednesday 12pm - 6pm

Michelle is a graduate of Florida State University where she earned a bachelor’s in Psychology and Troy State University where she earned a master’s in Counseling and Human Development. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensed by the state of Texas.


Michelle retired from the federal government where she served for 25 years as a Navy and an Army civilian. In her years of federal service, she counseled military families in the areas of domestic violence, deployment, reintegration, stress and anger management, anxiety and depression, grief and all issues related to military life. Before she retired, she was a program manager for 9 years, with oversight of three programs worldwide, with headquarters Army family programs at Ft Sam Houston.


Michelle has been with Rapha since 2017. Her areas of expertise lie in grief, anger management, anxiety, depression, setting boundaries, healing from past abuse, communication skills and self esteem. She uses short term solution focused counseling, cognitive-behavioral therapy as well as tailoring her techniques to the needs of each client with a person centered approach. Michelle believes that identifying the strengths of each individual is important in developing resilience and self confidence that allows the client to navigate the ups and downs of life. Michelle’s strengths lie with adolescents and adults of all ages.


Michelle was a military spouse whose husband is retired from the US Navy. Michelle enjoys her family, gardening, volunteering at her church and spending time with her two rescue pups.

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