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Michael Kuffel

Pronouns: They/them
Languages: English
Degrees: MA
Credentials: LCPC, LMHC
Directory Categories: EMDR Consultants, EMDRIA Approved


Michael Kuffel (they/them) is the owner of New Leaf Counseling and New Leaf Trauma Institute in Boise, Idaho. They are licensed as an LCPC in Idaho and an LMHC in Washington. They are genderqueer, bisexual, and neurodivergent. Michael has 10 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, EMDRIA-certified in 2020, EMDRIA-Approved Consultant in 2021, and an ICM Network Faculty Member in 2023. As an EMDR trainer and consultant, Michael is passionate about teaching EMDR in an accessible and compassionate way and guiding learners to become self-aware, competent EMDR therapists.
  • License: LCPC-7348 Idaho
  • Certification: EMDRIA Approved Consultant & Certified Therapist

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

  • EMDR therapy with adults who experience PTSD, childhood/developmental trauma, complex trauma, neurodivergence, and dissociative experiences.
  • LGBTQIAP2S+, especially issues related to sex, sexuality, and gender
  • Integrating an anti-oppression framework

To learn more about Michael and the services they offer, please visit www.newleaftrauma.com. Additionally, you may review Michael’s CV here.

Consultation Information

Consultation Rates

EMDR Therapy Basic/Foundational Training Group Consultation:

  • $65.00/1-hour group consultation meetings on Friday mornings via Zoom (Maximum of 4 participants/group).
  • You may book back-to-back for 2-hour groups.

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 (All Levels), please schedule an appointment at the following:


175 E 50th St, Garden City, ID, USA