Abby is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor.
She completed her undergraduate degree in Public Relations at the University of Texas- Arlington. After five years in public relations and event planning, she returned to school, pursuing a career change.
She graduated in 2013 from Texas A&M- Commerce with a Masters of Science in Counseling. During her clinical training, she worked at the former Boys & Girls Club Family Services of Collin County and also at Hope’s Door Domestic Violence Outreach. She came to Corbella from The Family Place where she was as a domestic violence counselor before specializing in providing group and individual therapy for survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
Abby’s education and experience include counseling adolescents, teens, and adults, as well as utilizing play therapy with children. She is also trained in sandtray therapy, a creative and expressive counseling intervention used with children and adults. She also enjoys presenting to outside groups on therapeutic topics; her past clients include the Dallas Mavericks and Ursuline Academy.
Abby is passionate about therapy; utilizing Person-Centered Counseling as her guiding theory, she provides a safe environment for the client to achieve greater insight and progress towards personal growth. She approaches the therapeutic relationship with empathy and acceptance and believes you are the expert of your own life.
Abby joined Corbella in September 2014 and completed the majority of her 3,000 required post-graduate hours under the supervision of Corbella owner, Toni Borowczak. She offers daytime and weeknight appointments.
University of Texas at Arlington B.A., Public Relations
Associations & Organizations
Texas Counseling Association National Board of Certified Counselors
Anxiety/Anxiety Disorders Spectrum Disorders Career Challenges Coping Skills Depression Divorce Domestic and Family Violence Eating Disorders Grief and Loss Life Transitions Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Parenting Relationship Issues