ABT Counselor and Therapist Profiles

SPECIALTIES:

  • Marital

  • Parenting Issues

  • Stress and Anxiety

Issues:

  • Abuse
  • ADD/ADHA & Behavioral Issues
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Domestic violence and abuse
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Bereavement
  • Health Issues (cancer, staged diseases, AIDS/HIV, etc.)
  • Juvenile violence or legal issues
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital (infidelity, divorce, communication or relationship issues, etc.)
  • Mood disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting issues
  • Premarital
  • Pregnancy issues (infertility, adoption, abortion, prenatal, postpartum, complications, etc.)
  • Relationship Issues
  • School issues (bullying, poor behavior, text anxiety, etc.)
  • Self-esteem Issues
  • Self-harm
  • Separation/Divorce Mediation
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal tendencies or thoughts
  • Trauma & PTSD
  • Women’s issues
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder

Cathy earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling Education from Virginia Tech and is a Licensed Professional¬† Counselor. She previously worked in the public school system as a school counselor in all grade levels. She also worked as a Parent Education Specialist with the previous Children’s Advocacy Center. Her most recent areas of education and clinical training are Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Level Two through National Marriage Seminars. She also has special training with parent-child relationships, adolescent issues, co-parenting through divorce and separation, helping children of divorce, anger management with adults and teens, anxiety, and depression.

Cathy has special interest and training with the treatment of children with emotional and behavioral symptoms/ disorders as they relate to early exposure to trauma. Cathy focuses on the counseling and treatment of marriages and families. If you are having difficulty connecting and communicating with your loved ones, please consider making an appointment with her soon.

To schedule an appointment with Cathy:

Ages of Patients:

  • Teens (13-17 yeas)
  • Adults (18-64 years)
  • Elders (65+ years)

Modality:

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families

Faith-Orientation:

Christian

Treatment Modalities:

  • Acceptance & Commitment
  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral
  • Compassion focused
  • Culturally Sensitive/Multicultural
  • Dialectical Behavioral
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally-focused therapy for couples (EFT)
  • Faith-based counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Family systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Integrative/Interpersonal
  • Marital Counseling
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Sand play
  • Solution-Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma focused/trauma informed
  • Social Skills Intervention