Sydney Horton is a Resident in Counseling and Art Psychotherapist, with experience in the mental health field beginning in 2014. Sydney has worked in a wide variety of settings across Virginia among diverse populations from intensive inpatient care to community based mental health services. Sydney holds a B.A. in Psychology and Studio Art from Mary Baldwin University, and a M.S. in Art Therapy and Counseling with a specialization in trauma-informed care from Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Sydney is an integrative therapist with an emphasis in psychodynamic methodologies based in attachment philosophy and centered in Jungian theory. Sydney provides the space for her clients to begin the exploration of self-concept through identification of parts of self and deeper examination based in non-judgmental understanding and self-acceptance, ultimately fostering wholeness.
Sydney utilizes the creative process and dreamwork as a vehicle for exploration of meaning and purpose for healing through inner work. In substance abuse treatment, Sydney supports her clients in the observation and application of symbolism within their recovery process.