Carolyn Rodenberg is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the Maple Leaf neighborhood in Seattle, WA who specializes in Somatic Psychotherapy for medical and chronic illnesses, stress and anxiety, and health choices. She has extensive experience working with individuals who have a wide variety of medical conditions, including IBS, heart disease, chronic pain, and autoimmune diseases. Carolyn works closely with clients to help them feel more connected to and grounded in their bodies during moments of stress and uncertainty.
For individuals navigating medical challenges, Carolyn coaches her clients to better understand how doctors think and what their treatment options are, including physical and emotional side effects. She also helps her clients learn to advocate for themselves in their medical appointments and relationships.
Carolyn is a body-centered therapist who frequently implements breathwork and other mindfulness practices; sessions might include stretching, breathing, and sensing into the body, alongside traditional talk therapy. Carolyn's approach is supportive and interactive. She frequently asks questions and uses humor when appropriate. While she builds on her clients’ strengths, she also challenges them to move themselves forward.
Carolyn is dedicated to staying on top of advances in treatment methods and also collaborates frequently with medical providers as a treatment team. Outside of her private practice, Carolyn works in climate change and social justice activism, making her office a safe space for clients from all walks of life. She looks forward to meeting you.