ABT Counselor and Therapist Profiles

Vinnie Dabney, MS

Resident Counselor


  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Substance Abuse
  • Relationship Issues


  • Abuse (physical, sexual, financial, verbal, emotional, etc.)
  • ADD/ADHD & Behavioral issues
  • Addiction (pornography or sex, digital/gaming, gambling, etc.)
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Domestic violence and abuse
  • Emotional disturbance
  • Grief / Loss / Bereavement
  • Marital (infidelity, divorce, communication or relationship issues, etc.)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Relationship Issues
  • School issues (bullying, poor behavior or grades, text anxiety, etc.)
  • Self-esteem Issues
  • Self-harm
  • Substance abuse
  • Trauma & PTSD

After graduating from William Flemming High School, Vinnie attended Fisk University in Nashville, TN, earning a B.A. in history. He also holds a Funeral Practioner’s License from Mercer County Community College in Trenton, NJ. Vinnie also earned a Master’s degree in Counseling Education and Human Development from Radford University. He is a Certified ACN Detox Specialist.

Vinne specializes in working with patients with the following: Borderline Personality disorder, trauma, substance abuse, self-harm and low self-esteem, as well as patients with relationship issues.

Vinne has worked as a coordinator in Drug Court and has coordinated and facilitated an OBT program and serves on numerous boards related to Substance Use Disorder. He has an amazing story and is in recovery himself, clean for 21 years.


To schedule an appointment with Vinnie:

Ages of Patients:

  • Teens (13-17 years)
  • Adults (18-64 years)



  • Individuals
  • Couples




Treatment Modalities:

  • Cognitive Behavioral
  • Dialectical Behavioral
  • Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT)
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Solution-Focused Brief (SFBT)