Embark Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT, MSMFT
 therapist: Embark Therapy,
Online in California
I founded Embark Therapy to empower you to move beyond your symptoms, foster deep self-awareness, and enhance your connection with those around you. Embark Therapy was launched with a vision to guide you toward profound self-insight, navigate through past pains, and embark on your unique journey within. In our fast-paced world, choosing to pause and look within is counter cultural. At Embark, we collaborate with you to enhance your reflective abilities and shine a light on aspects of your past that may have been overlooked. By addressing and expressing unresolved emotions, we facilitate moving beyond past traumas or disappointments, fostering an increased ability to fully engage with the present.

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Family, Group, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adolescent, Adult, Children, Elder, Young Adult
Demographic Expertise: Christian, Men, Persons with Disabilities clients.
Languages: English

Treatment Approach

  • Christian
  • Compassion Focus Therapy
  • Contemplative Psychotherapy
  • Emotionally Focused (EFT)
  • Existential/Humanistic
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Intersubjective
  • Object Relations
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychoeducational
  • Rational-Emotive
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Self Psychology
  • Somatic
Approach Description: At Embark Therapy, our therapeutic methodology is rooted in a profound, depth-oriented approach, aiming to connect with the most authentic essence of your being, beyond the transient symptoms you might be encountering. We are dedicated to forging a deep alliance with your innermost self, helping to unveil and chase your most profound aspirations while mitigating obstacles that hinder your truest form of expression. Our perspective on therapy is akin to an enlightening journey of self-discovery, where symptoms are not merely adversaries to be defeated hastily but are viewed as significant indicators pointing towards deeper underlying issues. These manifestations serve as crucial signals, suggesting that our perspectives or relationships may be misaligned and necessitating thoughtful introspection and care. By addressing the root cause of these issues, we aim to dissolve the symptoms' foundation, rendering them obsolete. Through depth therapy, we venture together into a transformative process of change, beginning on a foundation of safety, underscored by mutual support and a sense of humor. As we gain confidence, we prepare to tackle forthcoming challenges, including confronting personal shortcomings, revisiting past experiences, and illuminating the darkest recesses of our psyche. You are cordially invited to join us on this unparalleled expedition of self-exploration at Embark Therapy. This journey promises to lay bare your internal frameworks, behavioral patterns, and character, setting the stage for profound understanding and connection with your essence. It opens up new horizons, allowing you to discern what genuinely matters to you and paving the way for a life that is distinctly yours. Embrace this opportunity to transform your life, discovering a path filled with purpose, authenticity, and personal fulfillment.

Education & Credentials

Embark Therapy LMFT, MSMFT
  • Male
  • License # 141872
  • Licensed in CA
  • Practicing Since 2015
Education: Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy


  • Average Session Fee 200
  • Affordable sliding scale therapy: apply if you may be eligible.
  • I offer sliding scale
  • Out of Network

Embark Therapy Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in West Los Angeles, CA 90025
  • Available Online for residents of California
Embark Therapy Practice Description
Paying it forward. Giving to others on their journey. Will Michelson, LMFT, stands out for his profound empathy and mastery in navigating people through intricate emotional and psychological challenges. As the Founder of Embark Therapy, Will is dedicated to empowering individuals to transcend their psychological distress, foster deep self-awareness, and enhance their connections with the world. Having pursued advanced studies at Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, Will Michelson is uniquely equipped with a blend of clinical psychology expertise and theological insights, enabling him to integrate a spiritual perspective into psychological healing. His extensive training encompasses many therapeutic modalities including psychodynamic depth therapy at The Maple Counseling Center, internal family systems (IFS), emotional focused therapy (EFT), attachment theory, alongside specialized training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and floor time techniques. This diverse educational background has equipped Will with a nuanced understanding of human development, facilitating his ability to guide individuals through critical developmental stages. A significant aspect of Will’s therapeutic practice is his emphasis on the somatic expressions of psychological issues, a testament to his academic background in kinesiology. This knowledge underpins his holistic approach to therapy, highlighting the crucial mind-body connection in emotional wellbeing. Moreover, Will’s experience as a coach to athletes has deepened his appreciation for the transformative power of relational dynamics, underscoring the importance of creating a nurturing environment for growth and healing. Will Michelson’s commitment to fostering mental wellness and personal development is evident in his approach to therapy, which is designed to help you embark on a transformative journey within. His contributions to the field of mental health, combined with his innovative therapeutic strategies, make Will Michelson, LMFT, an influential figure in advancing holistic mental health practices and enhancing life quality through emotional and psychological support.

Practice Overview

2001 South Barrington Avenue
Available both in-person and online
9 Years Experience
Couple, Family, Group, Individual

Office Hours


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