OBOT Works. Just ask Vinnie.

 OBOT Works. Just ask Vinnie. Recovery from heroin is difficult. But with the right team of professionals and friends or family around you, it works. ABT Resident Counselor Vinnie Dabney is a recovering addict. He did heroin for 30 years. “Through my own...

Meet Vinnie Dabney

 Meet Vinnie Dabney, MS, Resident Counselor   ABT’s Vinnie Dabney has a unique perspective as a therapist. He is a recovering addict. Vinnie specializes in working with patients with the following: Borderline Personality disorder, trauma, substance...

FRIDAY’S REPRINT: Art Therapy

 FRIDAY REPRINT -- Art Therapy, Healing Emotional Trauma Through Creativity Throughout the journey of our lives, we encounter several kinds of trauma, and store conscious and unconscious pain in our emotional backpack. Art can ease this pain, and through any...

Art Therapy Can Help When Words are Missing

 Art Therapy Can Help Have you ever met with a therapist or counselor and you just couldn’t express with words what was in your heart and on your mind? Maybe it had to do with the pain associated with loss and grief? Or the hurt from the abuse?...

Meet Maria Williams

 Meet Maria Williams, MA ABT Counseling has five offices throughout Southwest Virginia. In the Salem Office, Resident Counselor Maria Williams uses art therapy to help patients work through various life issues, including loss and grief. For more info about...

Five Things to do Right Now If You’re Feeling Anxious

 Anxious? Here's 5 Things to do Right Now Rachel Schallon is a Licensed Family Counselor at ABT Counseling. She sees all kinds of patients but has a special place in her heart for teenaged girls.  Whether facing issues of self-esteem, depression, or anxiety,...

Meet Rachel Schallon

 Meet Rachel Schallon, LPC ABT’s Rachel Schallon is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is passionate about working with teenage girls as they struggle with issues of self-esteem, anxiety, and depression. For more info about Rachel, or to schedule an...

FRIDAY REPRINT: 5 Perks of OBOT

 FRIDAY REPRINT -- 5 Perks of OBOT Treatment with Suboxone has been shown to be extremely effective at curbing cravings, reducing illegal activity, and helping people overcome their addiction to opioids. Suboxone is a combination of two medications –...

Office-Based Opioid Treatment with Suboxone

 ABT Counseling Offers Opioid Treatment with Suboxone ABT Counseling has invested significantly in the opioid crisis. The counseling practice now has a staff of seven who are working to meet the substance abuse needs of Southwest Virginia through an...