Christine Rykiel, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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

  • ADHD
  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Depression
  • Developmental & Intellectual Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief & Loss
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • Lgbtqia+
  • People With Disabilities

Faith Based Specialties

  • Christianity

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$95.00 - $150.00
Sliding Scale
Yes
Pay By
Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Aetna
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Blue Cross/Blue Shield
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Cigna
,
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services
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Humana
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Medicare
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Optum
,
Out Of Network
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Tricare
,
United Healthcare
,

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
25
License(s)
License #
state
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
SW10295
Florida
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
LW61244334
Washington
Board Certification(s)
Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work
Professional Certification(s)
Organization
Date
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Evergreen Certifications
2021
Certified Employee Assistance Professional
Employee Assistance Professionals Association
2016
Professional Association(s)
Membership Type
National Association of Social Workers
Professional
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
University of Maryland School of Social Work
MSW
1994