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Elizabeth Szybatka, MA, LPCC-S, RPT-S

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Elizabeth Szybatka, MA, LPCC, RPT-S has her Master’s degree in Child/Adolescent Counseling Psychology from Bethel University in St. Paul, MN. Elizabeth is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Supervisor through the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health & Therapy and a Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor through the National Association for Play Therapy. Elizabeth works full-time as a Mental Health Professional and Clinical Supervisor with Lighthouse Child & Family Services in Cambridge, MN. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the Play Therapy Certificate Program at Bethel University and serves as Secretary on the MN Association for Play Therapy.

Elizabeth has worked in the mental health field for 10 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 early adolescence

Elizabeth utilizes a client-centered, trauma-focused approach and is trained in Somatic 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, as a graduate of U of MN’s Permanency and Adoption Competency Certificate program.

Lighthouse Child & Family Services
340 Garfield Street S
Cambridge, MN 55008
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Lighthouse Child & Family Services
340 Garfield Street S
Cambridge, MN 55008

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Practice Location:
Insurance Taken:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Medical Assistance
Optum Health
Preferred One
PrimeWest Health
South Country
United Healthcare
Treatment Modalities:
Adlerian Play Therapy
Attachment Bio-Behavioral Catch-Up (ABC)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
DC 0-5
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Experiential Play Therapy
Filial Play Therapy
LifeBook/Life Story Work
Sand Tray or Sand Play
Somatic Experiencing (SE)
Areas of Practice:
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Childhood Depression
Early Traumatic Experiences
Educational Consulting (IEP/504 Assistance)
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs)
Foster Care
Kinship Families
Mood Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
Parent Coaching
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)
Sexual Abuse (Victim)
Client Demographics:
Elementary Age (7-12)
Family Work
Infant (0-2)
Young Child (3-6)
PACC Graduate
Graduate of Permanency & Adoption Competency Certificate Program (PACC) through UMN’s Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare - More Info


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