ABT Counselor and Therapist Profiles

Gretchen Wiswell, MA

Resident Counselor


  • Stress / Anxiety
  • Eating Disorders
  • Trauma


  • Abuse (Physical, sexual, financial, verbal, emotional, etc.)
  • ADD/ADHD & Behavioral issues
  • Addiction (pornography or sex, digital/gaming, gambling, etc.)
  • Adoption
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic illness or pain
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Domestic violence and abuse
  • Eating disorders (anorexia or bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, etc.)
  • Emotional disturbance
  • Family Issues
  • Gender identity issues
  • Grief / Loss / Bereavement
  • Hoarding
  • Identity (ethnic / racial, gender, sexual, etc.)
  • Juvenile violence or legal issues
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital (infidelity, divorce, communication or relationship issues, etc.)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting issues
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorder
  • Pregnancy issues (infertility, abortion, prenatal, postpartum, complications, etc.)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • School issues (bullying, poor behavior or grades, test anxiety, etc.)
  • Self-esteem Issues
  • Self-harm
  • Separation/Divorce Mediation
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance abuse
  • Suicidal tendencies or thoughts
  • Trauma & PTSD
  • Weight concerns
  • Women’s issues

Gretchen is currently practicing as a Resident in Counseling. Gretchen is a graduate of Liberty University with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Gretchen specializes in the treatment and management of stress and anxiety, eating disorders, and trauma related issues, and utilizes techniques from various modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, as well as utilizing mindfulness-based approaches. Gretchen desires to help individuals set and achieve personal goals, increase self-esteem, and learn to develop healthy coping skills to increase the quality of daily life and functioning.

Gretchen also enjoys working with athletes to identify individual coping skills through mindfulness training and self-compassion to achieve both optimal performance in their individual sport as well as a healthy sport-life balance to achieve their goals both within and outside of their sport.

Gretchen believes in providing a safe and nonjudgmental therapeutic space in which each individual can work to discover their unique personal strengths to achieve overall wellness.

To schedule an appointment with Counselor:

Ages of Patients:

  • Children (7-12 years)
  • Teens (13-17 years)
  • Adults (18-64 years)
  • Elders (65+ years)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Groups



Treatment Modalities:

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral
  • Compassion focused
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Culturally Sensitive / Multicultural
  • Dialectical Behavioral
  • Eclectic
  • Faith-based counseling
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Person-centered
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Solution-Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-based
  • Trauma focused / trauma informed