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Dr. Christine Abassary
Dr. Christine Abassary
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC

Dr. Christine Abassary

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC (she, her)

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed
Candler, NC 28715
Waitlist for new clients
Let's Connect (828) 761-0963
You deserve to feel happiness along with a range of emotions. Did you know recent events can trigger our past traumas? Addressing our emotions through healthy coping can free our potential, improve relationships and help us to simply enjoy our life more thoroughly. I will work within an authentic, present-focused, self-paced therapeutic relationship to foster change. We will address past traumas at your pace and current obstacles to heal. I utilize tools that are evidence-based and meet your specific needs. I have over 20 years experience working with children, adolescents and adults from various backgrounds.
Aligning with your authentic self by providing an environment that nurtures the best version of you. Client-centered therapy is present-focused therefore, we only address your goals. EMDR trained, diaphragmatic breathing, experiential therapies; bi-lateral mapping to target specific areas of the brain and nervous system for alleviating symptoms of stress.
Collaboratively we can effect change in a positive direction. By working with you individually or within your family and/ or loved ones relationship dynamic the possibilities emerge. I look forward to meeting you and if we never meet please know that you are valued and appreciated today. Are you ready to take that first step in your healing journey?
Call or Dr. Christine Abassary now for a free 15 minute consultation - (828) 761-0963

My Practice at a Glance

Waitlist. Contact to join the list for in-person and online therapy.

Candler, NC 28715

(828) 761-0963

372 Depot Street

Asheville, NC 28801

Schedule a no obligation 15 minute phone consultation via WEBSITE link (under photo) today.
I specialize in Anxiety, Coping Skills and Trauma and PTSD 
$90 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, families and groups  
Welcome, a place to find your authentic self. Get comfortable and ready to open the door to YOU.
Dr. Christine Abassary
Let's Connect (828) 761-0963

My Practice at a Glance

Waitlist. Contact to join the list for in-person and online therapy.

Candler, NC 28715

(828) 761-0963

372 Depot Street

Asheville, NC 28801

Schedule a no obligation 15 minute phone consultation via WEBSITE link (under photo) today.
I specialize in Anxiety, Coping Skills and Trauma and PTSD 
$90 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, families and groups  
Welcome, a place to find your authentic self. Get comfortable and ready to open the door to YOU.
Dr. Christine Abassary

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $90
  • Couple Sessions $125
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
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Convenient insurance billing through Headway. Private pay through Simple Practice or superbills provided for reimbursement.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (828) 761-0963
Dr. Christine Abassary
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC
"
Convenient insurance billing through Headway. Private pay through Simple Practice or superbills provided for reimbursement.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (828) 761-0963
Dr. Christine Abassary
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of North Carolina / 17130 Dr. Christine Abassary
  • In Practice for 20 Years
  • Degree/Diploma from The University of New Mexico MS/ Health Education / 2012
  • Degree/Diploma from The George Washington University MA/ Education and Human Development / 2004
  • Attended The University of New Mexico, PhD/ Counselor Education, Graduated 2016
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Over 20 years experience in education, health, and clinical counseling working with communities throughout the world. Trained in EMDR.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (828) 761-0963
Dr. Christine Abassary
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC
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Over 20 years experience in education, health, and clinical counseling working with communities throughout the world. Trained in EMDR.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (828) 761-0963
Dr. Christine Abassary
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Trauma and PTSD

Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Parenting
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
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Connection between your mind and body is as essential as the air we breathe. I promote this essential connection through health modalities.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (828) 761-0963
Dr. Christine Abassary
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC
"
Connection between your mind and body is as essential as the air we breathe. I promote this essential connection through health modalities.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (828) 761-0963
Dr. Christine Abassary
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC

2 Endorsements

Aubrey Baptista
Aubrey Baptista
Licensed Clinical Mental Health CounselorMALCMHCQSATR
Christine is a resourceful and talented therapist who cares deeply about the needs of her clients. She combines a grounded presence, experience, and education to improve the lives of the individuals she serves.
Phyllis Hart
Phyllis Hart
CounselorEdDLMHCQS
Dr. Christine Abassary is a highly professional, empathetic and experienced therapist with a wealth of knowledge and top notch training. I recommend her to the highest level possible!

Client Focus

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Family
Group

Communities

Body Positivity
Immuno-disorders
Queer Allied
Single Mother
Veterans

Ethnicity

Other Racial or Ethnic Background

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Family
Group

Communities

Body Positivity
Immuno-disorders
Queer Allied
Single Mother
Veterans

Ethnicity

Other Racial or Ethnic Background

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Attachment-based
  • Client-centered
  • Compassion Focused
  • EMDR
  • Energy Psychology
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Somatic
  • Trauma Focused
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I utilize experiential therapies such as EMDR, Bilateral drawing, mindfulness and deep breathing that address the root of trauma and assist you in coping while ultimately healing.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (828) 761-0963
Dr. Christine Abassary
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC
"
I utilize experiential therapies such as EMDR, Bilateral drawing, mindfulness and deep breathing that address the root of trauma and assist you in coping while ultimately healing.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (828) 761-0963
Dr. Christine Abassary
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC

Groups

Location

Primary Location

Candler, NC 28715

(828) 761-0963

Additional Location

372 Depot Street

Asheville, NC 28801

(828) 761-0963
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Schedule a no obligation 15 minute phone consultation via WEBSITE link (under photo) today.
Call for a free consultation now - (828) 761-0963
Dr. Christine Abassary
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC
"
Schedule a no obligation 15 minute phone consultation via WEBSITE link (under photo) today.
Call for a free consultation now - (828) 761-0963
Dr. Christine Abassary
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2024