Todd Edward Kulczyk (he/him) earned his master's degree in
psychology from Antioch University Seattle, USA. The degree was inclusive of drama therapy and creative arts in therapy. He works with individuals, couples, and relationships. Todd is licensed in the Unites States of America. He is certified in Narrative Therapy and professionally trained in Internal Family Systems (IFS).
Todd is a multiculturally informed, sex positive, feminist-minded professional with a passion for social justice.
Todd sits on the Board of Directors for the Association of Psychotherapists in Iceland. He hold active membership in several other associations including Association of Marriage & Family Therapy in Iceland, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, as well as North American Drama Therapy Association.
relationship / couples therapy
intercultural couples and relationships
gender and sexual diversities community (LGBTQIAPK+)
Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT)
Integrative Couples Therapy (ICT)
Internal Family Systems (IFS)
How I work:
There are 5 major movements or key approaches in psychology: Psychoanalytic, Behavioral, Humanistic, Multicultural, and Social Justice. Rather than applying a medical model to the approach and with an awareness of the five forces of psychology, I believe in helping clients explore their personal sense of self. This journey is not linear. There is no “one way” to be.
In the helping process, I draw from a variety of evidence-based and empirically supported theoretical orientations while recognizing the need to attend to cultural and other forms of human diversity. I believe that the approach comes from the client. I am guided by a Postmodern Systemic approach as well as Experiential therapies, Feminist theory, and creative arts therapies. I am also professionally trained in Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Cognitive-Behavioral (CBT) as well as certified in Narrative Therapy.
We will consider your experience in family context as well as the broader social, spiritual, and political framework. Possibilities along our journey will be inspired by you. We may question the effect of gender roles and stereotyping as well as investigating our cultural understanding. We may use creative arts to bridge the relationship between language and action. We may spend time unblocking emotional expression and opening up to your inner experience.
We may look at the intersection of identities and the social construction of our experience. Culture, privilege, racism, heterosexism, oppression, classism, ageism, ableism, etc. are important contextual elements that play a role in our lives and are considered when determining goals and strengths.
I am LGBTQIA-friendly, poly-friendly, kink-friendly and I am inclusive of all gender and sexual diversities.
Therapy can be a challenging, cathartic, difficult, amazing, eye-opening, and beautiful process. I will be there to guide and support you in our sessions together and will help you to bring about positive change in your life.
Recent blog / writing / research:
I am currently studying decolonizing therapy. I am exploring and following the work of Dr. Jennifer Mullan, Layla Saad, and Ji-Youn.
I am a husband, dog-owner, music-listener, traveler, and collector of vintage typewriters. I hold an additional Master of Fine Arts degree in Directing for Theatre and Film.
I believe in transparency and sharing my professional curiosities, findings, and projects.
How to reach me:
Currently, Todd is not scheduling new, first-time clients. You may inquire with him about referrals.