Rebecca Skrifvars, MA is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in the state of Washington (#LF60297280). She graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Behavior and went on to receive a Master of Arts in Marital and Family Therapy from the University of San Diego. Her experience includes individual, couple, family, and group therapy with adolescents, teens, and adults. She has been working in the mental health field since 2005 and specializing in eating disorders since 2008. Rebecca is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals.

 

Rebecca's treatment approach is rooted in cognitive-behavioral therapy and incorporates mindfulness approaches and acceptance and commitment therapy. She has received training in various settings including the VA San Diego, residential and partial hospitalization/intensive outpatient treatment centers, and specialty outpatient practice. Read more about treatment HERE.

 

 

In addition to her private practice, Rebecca previously served as the Clinical Advisor for a local eating disorder treatment program and board member for the Puget Sound chapter of the International Association for Eating Disorder Professionals. Throughout her career, she has been actively involved in the field giving presentations, leading support groups, and creating opportunities for education and access to resources for both family and community members. Rebecca also provides clinical supervision to mental health professionals seeking hours towards full licensure or clinical consultation for those looking to specialize in the field of eating disorders. She has a passion for helping new therapists develop their skills and establish effective and thriving business practices. For more information or to seek supervision/consultation please contact Rebecca via email or telephone.

 

 

Essentia Psychotherapy PLLC

Rebecca Skrifvars, MA, LMFT

Tel: 425.686.9221  |  Fax: 425.296.2671

rebecca@essentiapsychotherapy.com

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