Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #50128


Tricia is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has worked with a broad spectrum of clients for twelve years.  Tricia has experience working with a range of presentations in age and struggle. She has worked with children, teens, young adults, adults, couples and older adults facing a variety of challenges including depression, anxiety, OCD, grief and loss, co-parenting, eating disorders, relationship issues and life transitions.  Tricia has facilitated group therapy for children, teens and adults with an array of struggles. Tricia’s early work included a year of internship working in both a university counseling center and an agency focused on therapeutic support for individuals and families navigating grief and loss. Tricia went on to gain experience working for community counseling centers doing individual and couple therapy as well as crisis assessments and ​​teaching co-parenting classes.  Tricia has worked in a private practice setting and most recently spent seven years specializing in the treatment of eating disorders at the intensive outpatient level. She has worked collaboratively with medical and therapeutic teams at all levels of care. Tricia’s practice is currently focused on treating young adults, adults and couples.

Tricia’s clinical approach is influenced by Attachment Theory, Psychodynamic psychotherapy and Relational psychotherapy.  Tricia also uses elements of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Mindfulness as they fit with each unique presentation.  Tricia believes the therapeutic relationship is key in providing a solid foundation for individual learning and growth. Tricia aspires to create a safe place for each individual to forge a path of healing and move toward a more vibrant life.        

Tricia Brandes, MA