Darcy Lubbers, PhD, LMFT, SEP, ATR-BC
Group Therapist, Somatic Therapist, and Art Therapist

Darcy Lubbers, PhD, MFT, SEP, ATR-BC provides somatic therapy, art therapy, process group therapy, family therapy, and clinical supervision services at PCH. She joined the clinical team in 2011, and has over 35 years’ experience as a marriage and family therapist, board-certified clinical art therapist, and somatic psychotherapist.

Dr. Lubbers attended Brown University as an undergraduate and Loyola Marymount University (LMU) for her masters in Marriage and Family Therapy and Clinical Art Therapy. She attended Santa Barbara Graduate Institute (SBGI)) and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) for her doctoral studies in Clinical Psychology, with a specialty in Somatic Psychology.

With a mind-body and integrative, holistic approach to her work, her background includes additional training in somatic experiencing (SE), focusing-oriented therapy (FOT), clinical hypnosis, guided imagery, equine therapy, structural bodywork (Hellerwork), mindfulness and meditation, yoga therapy, and ayurvedic medicine. 

Dr. Lubbers' treatment specialties include the healing of communication and relationship issues, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, addictions, life transitions, and family and personal illness. Her publishing credits include: Adult art psychotherapy: Issues and applications, and articles in the International Body Psychotherapy Journal (IBPJ) and the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance magazine (DBSA).