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Lighthouse Child & Family Services
330 Garfield St S. #340
Cambridge, Minnesota 55040
Phone:  320-983-2335
Fax:  651-342-8029
elizabeth@lighthouse.health
www.lighthousecfs.com 

Elizabeth Szybatka, MA, LPCC, RPT has her Master’s degree in Child/Adolescent Counseling Psychology from Bethel University in St. Paul, MN. Elizabeth is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor through the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health & Therapy and a Registered Play Therapist through the National Association for Play Therapy.

Elizabeth has worked in the mental health field for 9 years in outpatient, in-home, and school-based settings. Elizabeth specializes in working with children who have experienced trauma, adversity, and attachment disruptions. She provides individual and parent-child therapy for children from birth through adolescence as well as individual therapy for adults.

Elizabeth utilizes a client-centered, trauma-focused approach and is trained in Experiential Play Therapy, Theraplay, Attachment Bio-Behavioral Catch Up, and Diagnostic Assessments for infancy & early childhood. Elizabeth has a deep understanding of attachment disruptions and is skilled in supporting foster, adoptive, and kinship care families through their journey.

Additional Information  

Service Location: Office Based

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Focus: 
Young Child (0-5)
Elementary Age (6-12)
Teen (13-18)
Family

Areas of Practice Strength:
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Childhood Depression
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Attachment
Grief and Loss Related to Adoption
Adoption Identity (i.e. sense of self-worth; self-esteem…etc.)
Early Traumatic Experiences
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
DC 0-5 Assessments

Treatment Modalities: 
Attachment Bio-Behavioral Catch Up (ABC):  Infant Trained
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
YogaCalm
Play Therapy: Directive and Non-Directive; Filial; Theraplay; Somatic Experiential Play Therapy and Sand Play

 

Spring 2019

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