Michelle D Risser, LISW-S

(she/ her)

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

I work with clients who have a variety of strengths and challenges. My clinical focus areas are maternal mental health, trauma, and utilizing EMDR to increase confidence and improve performance.

Education & Experience

Before opening my private practice in 2010, my experiences included working as a psychiatrist's assistant in a large counseling center, serving homeless teens in a transitional housing program, providing medical case management, drug and alcohol counseling and mental health therapy for persons living with HIV/ AIDS and hospital social work with children and families at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

I have specialized training in perinatal and postpartum mental health through Postpartum Support International and I am certified in EMDR through EMDRIA. I am also a first aid volunteer for the Red Cross.

Specialty Area

  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss

Population Served

  • Adults
  • LGBTQ+


  • Aetna
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealth

Medical Mutual