Meet Michael Alves, LPC

Meet Michael Alves, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor (Habla español)

Michael is a Trilingual (Portuguese, Spanish, and English) counselor who graduated from Montclair State University with a Masters in Community Mental Health Counseling. He comes to Family Psychiatry and Therapy after years of experience treating adults and children in hospital, home, and community settings. Michael’s professional experience has provided him with the opportunity to treat individuals who suffer from anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance abuse, and various other psychological conditions.

Michael respects and acknowledges each client’s individuality and tailors treatment to meet their needs. Michael is dedicated to helping clients feel empowered to pursue what they desire personally and/or professionally. Clients will learn the skills necessary to navigate through life’s challenges and create an improved quality of life.


  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • School: Montclair State University
  • Year Graduated: 2013
  • License No. and State: 37AC00237900 – New Jersey
  • Trauma Certified


  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Coping Skills


  • Difficult Life Transitions
  • Self-Esteem
  • Relationship Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anger Management
  • Men’s Issues

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