Michelle Lam, LCSW

Emergency Contacts


Online Crisis Chat

Crisis Text Line

  • Text HOME to 741741


  • 703-527-4077

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • 988
  • 800-273-8255

Mason Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence Crisis Line

  • 703-380-1434

The Steve Fund (for students of color)

  • Text STEVE to 741741

Trans Lifeline (for the trans community)

  • 877-565-8860

The Trevor Project's TrevorLifeline (for LGBTQ+ students)

  • 866-488-7386

Veterans Crisis Line (for Veterans)

  • 800-273-8255, Press 1

Mason Police

  • 703-993-2810

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Michelle Lam is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia.  She earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Virginia Tech.  Michelle has more than 10 years of experience providing direct mental health services in a variety of settings including non-profit agencies, community services boards, and private practice.   In these settings, Michelle has provided supported employment services, in-home supports, individual therapy, group therapy, and crisis intervention.   Her clinical skills include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and mindfulness training.  At CAPS, Michelle’s intention is to use a person-centered, solution focused approach to help individuals develop skills to meet short term goals.  Michelle’s areas of interest include anxiety, mood disorders, stress management, interpersonal conflicts and concerns, self-exploration, and challenges related to life transitions.