Robyn is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 25+ years of experience providing psychotherapy, as well as the founder and clinical director of a private practice, Brickel and Associates, LLC in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia. She and her team bring a strengths-based, trauma-informed, systems approach to the treatment of individuals (adolescents and adults), couples and families. She specializes in trauma (including attachment trauma) and the use of dissociative mechanisms; such as: self-harm, eating disorders and addictions. She also approaches treatment of perinatal mental health from a trauma-informed lens.
Robyn guides clients and clinicians who wish to better understand the impact of trauma on mental health and relationships. She has a wide range of post graduate trauma and addictions education and is trained in numerous relational models of practice, including Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT), the Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT), and Imago therapy. She is a trained Sensorimotor Psychotherapist and is a Certified EMDRIA therapist and Approved Consultant, utilizing all of these tools, along with mindfulness and ego state work, to provide the best care to her clients. She prides herself in always learning and expanding her knowledge on a daily basis about the intricacies of treating complex trauma and trauma’s impact on perinatal distress.
Robyn Brickel is licensed in Virginia, Washington, DC and Connecticut and works with clients virtually, via telehealth, in each state where she is licensed to practice.
Read much more about Robyn on her website, www.BrickelandAssociates.com .
She frequently shares insights, resources and links to mental health news on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram as well as in her blog at www.BrickelandAssociates.com.
Clinical Director, Brickel and Associates, LLC
EMDRIA Certified and Approved Consultant
Virginia Board Approved Supervisor
Read some of Robyn’s articles about trauma from her blog below, and find more on her website.