M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Gonzaga University)
Abby is the Intensive Outpatient Program Coordinator (360) 768-5411
Abby believes the foundation of the counseling process is maintaining a strong therapeutic relationship built on compassion for self and others. She practices an integrative approach that includes ACT, CBT, narrative therapy, client centered, and choice theory. Abby's therapeutic style includes compassionate challenges, warm authenticity, and wit.
Abby believes in empowering her clients to explore their stories in a nonjudgmental environment that supports vulnerability and encourages personal growth. As such, Abby strives to maintain an inclusive and affirming therapeutic orientation. Abby has experience working with a variety of mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship distress, trauma, family dynamics, communication and grief.
Abby's primary role at APMH is in the adult intensive outpatient program as Program Coordinator, group leader, and individual therapist. Abby also offers outpatient therapy for children (ages 12 and up), adolescents, adults, families, and couples.
M.A. in Professional Mental Health Counseling (Lewis & Clark College)
Allie's approach to counseling is relational, client-centered, and collaborative. She incorporates person-centered therapy, emotion-focused therapy, CBT, ACT, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness, with special interests in creative therapeutic interventions and the mind-body connection. Allie believes in creating a supportive and accepting relationship with her clients, offering a safe and open environment to talk and explore awareness, thoughts, emotions, and change.
Allie's primary role at APMH is as a Licensed Outpatient Therapist for individual adults and couples, with particular interest in working with college-age adults.