ABT Counselor and Therapist Profiles

SPECIALTIES:

  • Marital Counseling

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Anger Management

Issues:

  • Addiction (pornography or sex, digital/gaming, gambling, etc.)
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief / Loss / Bereavement
  • Marital (infidelity, divorce, communication or relationship issues, etc.)
  • Men’s Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Parenting issues
  • Premarital
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Church staff.
  • Law enforcement / police.

Bobby Jessup received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Virginia Tech and a Master of Arts Degree from Liberty University. In 2000 Bobby became a Licensed Professional Counselor and in 2006 he garnered the Virginia certification as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. ABT Counseling has been his home since 1997.

Bobby counsels individuals, couples, and families needing relief for a variety of difficulties, such as: depression, anxiety, anger, marital problems, blended families, parenting, and other issues. Effective and practical psychological strategies blended with Christian values and principles mark Bobby’s approach to counseling. He also has a strong pro-marriage bias and believes that there should be no effort spared to save a marriage and family. Proven techniques are used to enrich marriages and to rebuild and improve the ones damaged by anger, loss of love, distrust, and even infidelity.

The struggles you have may seem overpowering or even hopeless but Bobby will support and guide you using over 20 years of experience in private practice counseling.

To schedule an appointment with Bobby:

Ages of Patients:

  • Adults (18-64 years)

Modality:

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families

Faith-Orientation:

Christian

Treatment Modalities:

  • Acceptance & Commitment
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Biofeedback
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral
  • Cognitive Processing
  • Compassion focused
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Culturally Sensitive / Multicultural
  • Dialectical Behavioral
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally-focused therapy for couples (EFT)
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Exposure Response Prevention
  • Faith-based counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Family systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Integrative / Interpersonal
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Marital Counseling
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT)
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Psychoanalytical
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Sand play
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma focused / trauma informed