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 FacebookTwitter 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.

Cost Per Session

$$$

Insurance

No

State Licensed

Virginia

District of Colombia

Connecticut

Specialization

Abandonment

Addiction

Adult Children of Alcoholics

Anxiety

Attachment

Birth Trauma (Child)

Birth Trauma (Parent)

Body Image

Bullying

Caregiver Stress

Childhood Emotional Neglect

Childhood Trauma

Childhood Traumatic Grief

Codependency

Complex PTSD

Depersonalization/Derealization

Developmental Trauma

Dissociation

Dissociative Disorders

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dysregulation

Eating Disorders

Emerging Adults

Emotional Abuse

Emotional Neglect

Family Estrangement

Grief/Bereavement

Healthcare Workers

Incest

Infant Loss

Medical Trauma

Miscarriage

Pandemic Related Stress

Panic Attacks

Perinatal Mental Health

Physical Abuse

Physical Neglect

Relational Trauma

Relationship Issues

Self-Harming Behaviors

Sexual Abuse

Sexual Assault/Rape

Stillbirth

Substance Abuse

Survivors of Suicide Loss

Vicarious Trauma/Burnout

Types of Therapy

Attachment Based

Attachment Focused EMDR

Ego States

Emotionally Focused Therapy

Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing

Gestalt Therapy

Internal Family Systems

Parts Work

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

Somatic Therapies

Strengths Based Approach

Talk Therapy

Population Served

Adolescents

Adults

Adults in Midlife

Teenagers

Young Adults

Services

Adolescents

Community Presentations

Consultation

Couples

Families

Groups

Individuals

Supervision

Workshops

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