• Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Attachment Based Psychotherapy
  • Behavioral Health

Michael Ashenfelter - Licensed Professional Counselor


Founding Partner at 214 Counseling

Michael D. Ashenfelter, LPC-S holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Human Development & Family Studies from Texas Tech University, a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary and is currently under supervision to become a Certified EFT therapist.

He is the founder and director of Ashenfelter Counseling in Dallas, Texas, with his wife Tiffany Ashenfelter, LPC-S.  His primary focus of practice is seeing couples, families, and individuals within an EFT framework to help them create new relational patterns and form healthy attachments for lasting change.

He also partners with Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services’ Cooper Weight Loss program and works with their patients in gaining deeper insight into their behavioral health patterns to help achieve their health and wellness goals.  He is a member of the International Center for Excellence in EFT (ICEEFT), Christian Association of Psychological Studies (CAPS), & Dallas Society of Psychoanalytic Psychology (DSPP).



Favorite Book

Becoming Attached
by Robert Karen

Favorite Quote

“Do you know why we have the sunflowers? It’s not because Vincent van Gogh suffered. It’s because Vincent van Gogh had a brother who loved him. Through all the pain, he had a tether, a connection to the world. And that is the focus of the story we need – connection.”

-Hannah Gadsby


Favorite Office Item

Love Sculpture
by Neha Patel