Christine Rykiel, LCSW
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I am an experienced licensed clinical social worker who has successfully helped clients of all ages cope with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, life adjustments and learning disabilities.
Christine Rykiel, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker who has been providing counseling services to clients of all ages for over 25 years. Ms Rykiel graduated with her Masters of Social Work degree from the University of MD School of Social Work in 1994. She earned her LCSW-C license in Maryland in 1997, her LCSW license in Florida in March 2011 and her LICSW license in Washington in March 2022. Ms Rykiel is also certified as a BCD in Clinical Social Work Practice with Children and Families since 2005 and she is also certified as a CEAP- Employee Assistance Professional since 2017.
Ms. Rykiel provides counseling services to children, adolescents, and adults. She has been working in private practice since 1999. She possesses a unique ability to work specifically with individuals with developmental disabilities. Ms. Rykiel primarily utilizes the dialectical behavior therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy models in her work with her clients. Ms Rykiel provides quality, affordable psychotherapy services that are client-centered and goal oriented and that enhances client strengths and validates clients' challenges and struggles.
Specialties & Clinical Interests
- Adoption & Fostering
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
- Developmental & Intellectual Disorders
- Family Conflict
- Grief & Loss
- Learning Disabilities
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
- Phobias & Fears
- Stress/Stress Management
- Trauma & Ptsd
- Women's Issues
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
- Trauma-Informed Therapy
- People With Disabilities
Faith Based Specialties