Dr. Colby has many years of experience in the field of psychotherapy. She has worked with individuals in acute in-patient, residential and out-patient treatment settings. Dr. Colby provides a supportive, non-judgmental space where one can share whatever stressors they are experiencing. She is a great listener. People often feel so comfortable in her presence that they share intimate details of painful experiences that they may have never felt comfortable sharing with any one previously.
Dr. Colby completed a master’s degree in Community Clinical Psychology from Norfolk State University and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, with an emphasis on depth psychology, from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Additionally, she has completed a two year course as a healing prayer minister which blends the practice of psychology and spirituality.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Body Image, Codependency, Divorce and Separation, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Somatization, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Imago Relationship Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
VA LPC 0701001148