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Counselor / Therapist in Alexandria, VA

Robyn Brickel, M.A., LMFT

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Individual, Marriage and Family Therapists
Robyn E. Brickel, M.A., LMFT, LLC is a private practice that specializes in the therapeutic treatment of individuals (adolescents and adults), couples, families and groups. The practice offers treatment and educational services for many life issues and transitions, such as:
Abuse — emotional, physical or sexual
Addictive behaviors; such as drugs, alcohol, food, gambling, sex
Addiction related issues; such as Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)
Anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders
Body image issues and eating disorders
Challenged family systems
Chronic illness
Co-dependency
Dissociation
Dysfunctional relationships
Emotional intensity and instability
Life transitions
Loss and bereavement
Relationship distress
Self esteem
GLBTQ, sexual identity issues/struggles
Stress reduction
Trauma, abuse, and healing
Treatment methods include:
Individual therapy
Couples therapy; including gay relationships, premarital and marriage counseling
Family therapy
Group therapy
Coordination of services with medical providers and schools
Specialized skill-building training for emotional regulation and behavioral change
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Director of the practice, Robyn Brickel has helped countless individuals, couples and families make and maintain positive changes in their lives in her years of experience. Her positive, proactive approach to therapy helps clients achieve greater self-esteem, build healthier relationships, and achieve emotional, cognitive and behavioral changes.
As your therapist, we will help you to create a safe and stable environment, both in the therapy office and outside the office, using the tools you will learn in therapy. The safe and stable environment created will include clear boundaries to help you explore coping strategies and increase your strengths and abilities. We look forward to supporting you through your journey.
Bio
Robyn Brickel has been in private practice in the Old Town Alexandria area since 1999. She has served as consulting therapist to local medical facilities and providers, including the Montgomery General Hospital Colesville Center in Silver Spring, Maryland, and Dominion Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia.
A Connecticut native, Robyn provided therapy and counseling at a number of treatment centers, including an intensive outpatient addictions program in her home state before moving to Washington, D.C. She also worked in a private practice and directed a one-on-one mentoring program for at-risk youth.
Robyn received her Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut.
She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in Virginia, Maryland, and Connecticut and treats individuals (adolescents and adults), couples, families and groups. Robyn believes in the importance of continuing education and regularly seeks out continued professional training to stay current on the latest science and best practices for treatment. She has post-graduate training in Ego State Psychotherapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Internal Family Systems, and Imago Relational Therapy. Robyn has completed training as an Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) therapist, as well as completed the Certificate Program in Advanced Trauma Treatment.
Post Licensure Education
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Domestic Violence  Men's Issues
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Eating Disorders  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Adolescents  Educational Therapy  Online / Phone / Skype Therapy
 Anger Management  Gay or Lesbian Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Anxiety and Panic  Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Relationship Issues
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Grief and Loss  Self Esteem Issues
 Body Image Issues  Group Therapy  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Caregiver Issues  Herpes and STD Counseling  Sexual Dysfunction
 Chronic Illness  Life Transitions  Stress Management
 Couples Therapy  Loneliness  Trauma and PTSD
 Depression  Marriage & Family Therapy  Women's Issues
 Divorce  Marriage Counseling  Work and Career Issues
Certifications
 Certified EMDR Therapist (EMDRIA)  Clinical Fellow, American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (AAMFT)
 EMDR Part 1 and 2 (EMDRIA)  Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
 Member, American Psychological Association (APA)  Psychotherapy (MA)
Education/Training
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and specialty training in
Ego State Psychotherapy from the Center for Healing and Imagery
Advanced Trauma Treatment Certification, Advanced Institute of Psychotherapy Training and Education, Inc.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Level I and Level II Certification
Training in the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Approach to Trauma
Addiction work
Advance Training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT)
Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy (PACT)
Memberships
AAMFT, EMDRIA, SASH, ISSTD, ICEEFT, PSI, NAADAC, APA
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, credit cards
License:0717000983, Virginia
Location
300 North Washington Street
Suite # 500
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