Darcy Lubbers, MFT, ATR-BC, PhD(c)
Somatic, Group, and Art Therapist
Darcy Lubbers, MFT, ATR-BC, PhD(c), is a board certified clinical art therapist and marriage and family therapist. Her undergraduate training is from Brown University and her graduate training is from Loyola Marymount University and The Chicago School for Professional Psychology (Los Angeles). Drawing on 25 years of experience in private practice, residential, inpatient and outpatient treatment, Ms. Lubbers’ work is integrative, interactive, and holistic. She has experience working with individuals, couples, families and groups. Her treatment specialties include the healing of communication and relationship issues, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, eating disorders, drug, alcohol, and other addictions, and family and personal illness. With a psychodynamic background, she also draws on theoretical perspectives which include Jungian, family systems, and a focus on wellness through mind/body integration. Her training also includes clinical hypnosis, guided imagery, voice dialogue work, somatic experiencing (SE), focusing, meditation, and mind body medicine. Ms. Lubbers worked as a supervisor for clinical art therapy graduate students at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. She currently supervises post-graduate art therapy and MFT interns through her private practice in Santa Monica. Her publishing credits include Adult Art Psychotherapy: Issues and Applications (Landgarten & Lubbers, 1991).