Dr. Lynn Wierdsma is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in Eco-systemic Family Therapy with a background in Forensics. Attaining a B.S. in Bio-Agricultural Science from Colorado State University in 1989, she moved on to receive a master’s degree in Psychology from Chapman University in Santa Maria, California with her Terminal Degree being Marriage and Family Therapy. Dr. Wierdsma has worked with at risk teens and their families in group home settings as well as providing Individual psychotherapy, animal assisted therapy, individual drug and alcohol counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, neuropsychological approaches and family systems therapy (Eco systemic approaches). In 2011 Dr. Wierdsma received her doctoral degree with a concentration on Family Forensics from Antioch University in Santa Barbara, California, and has served in the mental health field providing assessments, treatment plans and various forms of therapy for both juvenile and adult offenders in corrections facilities throughout California and the state of Washington.
Dr. Wierdsma has experience treating adults, children, couples and families both in the community and in forensic settings. Her passion for treating the adolescent and young adults brought her to the Northwest and specifically to Innercept.