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Sydney Eckert, Ph.D, Doctoral Mental Health Therapist (she/her)

Sydney is a pre-licensed therapist who works primarily with adolescents, adults, and older-adults.

APPROACH

Sydney’s approach to therapy begins with building an understanding, authentic, and collaborative relationship with clients. She views mental health as one piece of wellness and strives to take a holistic and integrative approach to health and wellness. Sydney uses cognitive behavioral, mindfulness, and person-centered approaches with her clients, always striving to meet each client where they are at and providing individualized care. Her goal is to empower clients with skills, confidence, and inner peace as they navigate life’s many challenges and move toward living a full, meaningful life.

CLINICAL INTERESTS

Sydney has significant experience and interest in working with a wide range of presenting concerns including but not limited to anxiety, depression, trauma, borderline personality disorder, living life with chronic or disabling medical conditions, self-harm, suicidality, relationship concerns, shame (body or otherwise), life transitions, and emotional or behavioral dysregulation. She also enjoys working with those who identify as having a disability and folks in the LGBTQ+ community.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Sydney has a PhD in clinical psychology from Seattle Pacific University. She completed her predoctoral internship at the Bay Pines VA where she specialized in rehabilitation, health, & neuropsychology. Prior to that, she had a part-time private practice based out of WA where she provided comprehensive DBT to individuals struggling with severe dysregulation. She simultaneously worked on an intensive inpatient unit where she provided bedside therapy and neuropsychological assessment to folks rehabilitating from chronic or severe medical conditions. Sydney is currently completing post-degree clinical hours under supervision.

PERSONAL

Sydney is a proud new mama who spends much of her free time outdoors running around or snuggling on the couch with her little one, partner, and two dogs. She also enjoys playing soccer, reading fantasy and adventure books, drinking coffee, and traveling the country in her RV.
SPECIALTIES
  • Suicidality/Self-harm
  • Trauma Treatment
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Health & Disability
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Skills for Resiliency
SEEING CLIENTS
  • Virtually only