Robyn E. Brickel, M.A., LMFT
I have helped countless individuals, couples and families make and maintain positive changes in their lives in my years of experience. My positive, proactive approach to therapy helps clients achieve greater self-esteem, build healthier relationships, and achieve their wanted changes in their lives.
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Robyn E. Brickel Practice Specialty
- Addictions or Substance Abuse
- Anxiety or Fears
- Eating Disorders
- Gay Lesbian Issues
- Infertility or Adoption
- Relationship Issues
- Trauma and PTSD
- Age Specialty: Adolescents, Adults, Elders
- Session Format: Individual, Group, Couple, Family
- Treatment Approach: Eclectic
- Name: Robyn E. Brickel, M.A., LMFT
- Therapist Type: Therapist
- Accepts Insurance: No
- Company: Robyn E. Brickel, M.A., LMFT, LLC
- License #: 0717000983
- License State: Virginia
- Years in Practice: 14
- Education: Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Specialty training in Ego State Psychotherapy, Advanced Trauma Treatment Certificate, EMDR Level 1 & @ Certification, Training in the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Approach to Trauma
Robyn's goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life.
- 300 North Washington Street; Suite # 305
- Alexandria, Virginia 22314
- United States
Robyn E. Brickel Practice Description
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
Emotional intensity and instability
Loss and bereavement
GLBTQ, sexual identity issues/struggles
Trauma, abuse, and healing
Treatment methods include:
Couples therapy; including gay relationships, premarital and marriage counseling
Coordination of services with medical providers and schools
Specialized skill-building training for emotional regulation and behavioral change
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.
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 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-
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
Training in the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Approach to Trauma
Clinical Member, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
Associate Member, Mid-Atlantic Association for Imago Relationship Therapists (MAIT)
Full Member, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA)
Member of The American Psychological Association's Division 56: Trauma Psychology
Member of The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH)
Associate Member of International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT)