ABT Counselor and Therapist Profiles

Amy Lawson, MA

Resident Counselor

SPECIALTIES:

  • Mood Disorders

  • Family / Relationship Issues
  • Stress / Anxiety / Depression

Issues:

  • Abuse (physical, sexual, financial, verbal, emotional, etc.)
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Issues
  • Grief / Loss / Bereavement
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Juvenile violence or legal issues
  • Learning disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital (infidelity, divorce, communication or relationship issues, etc.)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship Issues
  • School issues (bullying, poor behavior or grades, text anxiety, etc.)
  • Self-esteem Issues
  • Self-harm
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance abuse
  • Suicidal tendencies or thoughts
  • Trauma & PTSD
  • Weight concerns
  • Women’s issues

Amy graduated from Liberty University with a B.S. in Psychology and also an M.A. in Professional Counseling. She has 12 + years of experience of working with different diagnoses. She works closely with social services and foster care agencies as well. Amy is in her final weeks of Residency and will soon become an LPC.

It is Amy’s focus in sessions to spend time building rapport with patients so they feel a sense of trust when opening up about reasons they are coming to counseling. With experience in different diagnoses, Amy brings a solution-focused approach to help navigate ways through techniques and resources to help reduce/solve the presenting problems.

Make the future brighter because you have taken the step to move forward instead of backward. Amy will encourage you and hold you accountable along the way.

 

To schedule an appointment with Amy:

Ages of Patients:

  • Children (7-12 years)
  • Teens (13-17 years)
  • Adults (18-64 years)

 Modality:

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Groups

 Faith-Orientation:

 Christian

 Treatment Modalities:

  •  Acceptance & Commitment
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral
  • Cognitive Processing
  • Compassion focused
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Dialectical Behavioral
  • Faith-based counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Family systems
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Person-centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Reality Therapy
  • Sand play
  • Solution-Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Structural Family Therapy