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Michael Kuffel

Pronouns: They/them

Languages: English

Degrees: MA

Credentials: LCPC, LMHC

Email: michael@newleafcounselingboise.com

Website: https://linktr.ee/newleafcounseling


Directory Categories: EMDR Consultants, EMDRIA Approved


Michael Kuffel (they/them) is the owner of New Leaf Counseling and Queer EMDR in Boise, Idaho. They are licensed as a LCPC in Idaho and a LMHC in Washington. They are genderqueer, bisexual, and neurodivergent. Michael has 9 years of clinical mental health experience and brings advanced training and experience working from an anti-oppression lens with the LGBTQIAP2S+ community and other marginalized groups. They completed their EMDR Basic Training in 2017, was certified in 2020, and became an Approved Consultant in 2021. As an EMDR consultant, Michael is passionate about teaching EMDR in an accessible and compassionate way and guiding learners to become self-aware, competent EMDR therapists. 
LCPC-7348 Idaho
EMDRIA Approved Consultant & Certified Therapist

In addition to general EMDR competency, my primary areas of focus and EMDR application include:

  • Adults with PTSD, childhood/developmental trauma, complex trauma, depression, and dissociative experiences
  • LGBTQIAP2S+, especially issues related to sex, sexuality, and gender
  • Anti-oppression framework

To learn more about Michael and the services they offer, please visit linktr.ee/newleafcounseling. Additionally, you may review Michael’s CV here.


Consultation Information

Experienced In Online EMDR Therapy Training model

Consultation Rates

  • EMDR Therapy Basic/Foundational Training Group Consultation: $75.00/2-hour group consultation meeting via Zoom (Maximum of 8 participants/group)
  • EMDR Therapy (Any level) Individual Consultation: $120.00/hour individual consultation via Zoom

Consultation Group Info

For group consultation that counts towards completing your ICM Basic Training, please schedule an appointment at the following:

For one-on-one consultation about EMDR therapy (any level), please schedule an appointment at the following:


1109 W Main St Suite 370, Boise, ID, USA