SYLVIA A. THORPE, Ph.D., ABPP

Diplomate In Clinical Psychology, (WA #461)
American Board of Professional Psychology

For Older Persons
Their families & Their Doctors

For Military Veterans
& Law Enforcement

For Children
& Adults

Medicare Provider
Most Insurance Accepted

Brief Therapy:

  • Usually 4-10 Sessions
  • Reality-Oriented, Practical
  • By Request, Christian Counseling
  • Chronic/Terminal Illness
  • Grief, Loss, Family Difficulties

PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING:

  • Dementia, Daily Function Ability
  • Depression, Worry, Fear
  • Substance Use, Behavior Problems
  • Aging, Memory & Cognition
  • Alcohol, Substance Use

ADDITIONAL:

  • SAME DAY Results
  • Written Report w/in 10 days
  • Feedback to Family as well as to MD

Tricare, Veterans’ Choice
Most Insurance Accepted

Brief Therapy:

  • EMDR
  • Thought-Field Therapy
  • Interpersonal, Cognitive-Behavioral
  • By Request, Christian Counseling
  • Adults, Couples, Families

PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING:

  • PTSD, Trauma
  • TBI, Memory
  • Anger, Depression, Grief
  • Learning Disorders, ADHD
  • Alcohol, Drugs, Addictive Behaviors

ADDITIONAL:

  • NOD letters
  • Family Member Services

Labor & Industries
Most Insurance Accepted

Brief Therapy:

  • Usually 4-10 Sessions
  • Cognitive-Behavioral, TFT, EMDR
  • Interpersonal, Cognitive-Behavioral
  • By Request, Christian Counseling
  • Adults, Children, Couples, Families

PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING:

  • Learning Disorders, ADHD
  • Depression, Anxiety, Anger
  • Bariatric/Surgery Evaluations
  • Autism, Behavior Problems
  • Chronic/Terminal Illness

ADDITIONAL:

  • SAME DAY Results
  • Written Report w/in 10 days
  • Accommodations for College/School

Why Do Psychological Testing? Find out here. (PDF)

About Me

I am Board-Certified in Clinical Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. I am also board-certified by the American Board of Disability Analysts and the American Board of Psychotherapy and Psychodiagnostics. I am listed in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.

I am a preferred provider for most insurance companies as well as Medicare, Tricare, and Tricare “Choice.” I am listed in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.


This photo is my mom & me at our family home in Texas. She’s passed on, and so has my dad, but both are still in my heart!

My Credentials

Ph.D. & Sc.M. in psychology, Brown University

B.A, in psychology, Colorado College

Internships at Allen Memorial Institute of Psychiatry, Montreal General Hospital, University of Washington School of Medicine, Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

WA #461 licensed psychologist since 1975, Quebec #1300 licensed psychologist 1973-75

Awards & Memberships

American Tree Farm forester, Region 6 U.S. Forest Service Caring for the Land Award 1993

The Wildlife Society WA chapter, Leadership in Wildlife Conservation Award 1992

American Red Cross Whatcom Co. chapter, Real Hero Educator Award 2000,

Phi Beta Kappa (Colorado College chapter)

MENSA

I attend Calvary Apostolic Church on the Loomis Trail Rd in Lynden, Washington

 

Location & Contact Information

Phone: 360-647-1192
Fax: 360-734-3990
4200 Meridian St., #209
Bellingham, WA