About Michael

EMAIL: michael@michaeluram.com
PHONE: 949-777-6694
ADDRESS: 1000 Quail St., Suite 155, Newport Beach, CA 92660
and 145 W Main St., Suite 220, Tustin, CA 92780

Michael Uram, MA, LMFT, LPCC is the Founder and CEO of Uram Family Therapy, a private practice psychotherapy office dedicated to helping their clients live their authentic lives by treating anxiety, depression, ADHD, Asperger’s, High-Functioning Autism, OCD and related conditions using Evidenced-Based techniques, such as, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Collaborative Problem Solving® (CPS), Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and more.

Michael’s book, “Parenting &  Asperger’s” is a simple guide to understanding your child’s unique traits and having an open mind on how to support and connect with your child. It was released in February 2021 and is available through all major book publishers.

Michael and his team innovated before and during the pandemic to incorporate online techniques and strategies to engage clients. They chat with clients online through HIPAA compliant SimplePractice while logged in playing Minecraft, Roblox and Fortnite with the kids that they help. It increases engagement and improves outcomes. They also use VR to treat anxiety and phobias through Exposure techniques. Michael offers premarital counseling utilizing the Prepare-Enrich assessment. He offers couples counseling facilitated by the Gottman Relationship Checkup. Uram Family Therapy is LGBTQ affirming and welcomes all clients as they are, without judgment.

Michael has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy (2005) from Pepperdine’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology. He is one of a few dual licensed therapists in California. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (2008) and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (2014). He has had over 25,000 hours of therapy sessions with his clients and is constantly adapting his techniques to improve client care. He previously taught over 60 graduate and undergraduate classes at the Southern California University of Phoenix campus.

Michael regularly presents on mental health topics and consults with corporations on mental health topics. He has been featured on CBS/KCAL9 news discussing how couples can adapt to differing political beliefs. He has written articles for ParentingOC, most recently, on the impact of the loss of Kobe Bryant and others in January 2020. He was recently interviewed on the Smart Social Podcast on helping teens on the Autism spectrum stay safe online. For more information, please visit https://uramfamilytherapy.com