Michele M. Pierson, LCSW-S

Phone: 1-833-UT-CARES (1-833-882-2737)




Boston College, MSW, Children and Families

Columbia University, MA, International & Transcultural Studies - Bilingual Education

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Michele Pierson, LCSW-S, is a licensed clinical social worker in Women’s Health, a clinical partnership between UT Health Austin and Ascension Seton. She is also a part of UT Health Austin’s Integrated Behavioral Health care team. She specializes in providing care management and psychotherapy services to target patients’ psychosocial needs while helping them identify and address their desired goals and outcomes.

Michele Pierson earned her master’s in social work with an emphasis on children and families in the clinical setting from Boston College, her master’s in international and transcultural studies with emphasis on bilingual education from the Columbia University, and her bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She also served in the Peace Corps as a volunteer teacher.

Michele Pierson has been working with children and families for thirteen years and is passionate about journeying with individuals and families on their path to healing.


  • Anxiety
  • Crisis intervention
  • Depression
  • Individual/Family Therapy
  • Trauma
  • Treatment of Children/Adolescents
  • Women’s Health

Board Certification

  • Licensed Clinical Social Work



  • UT Health Austin Clinics
    Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup/Amerivantage Classic
  • Cigna - All plans
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Dell Children’s Health Plan STAR/CHIP
  • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Out of network for all Humana Medicare HMO Plans)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Magellan
  • Medicaid/TMHP
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Optum
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • Superior Health Plan STAR/CHIP/STAR KIDS
  • United Healthcare AARP PPO
  • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
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