Dr. Christine Abassary

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed
(828) 761-0963 Website

Dr. Christine Abassary

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed

Location

Candler, NC 28715
(828) 761-0963
Offers online therapy

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Additional Location

Brevard College Drive
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 761-0963
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About

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?
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Finances

  • Session Fee: $90 per session
  • Couples Session Fee: $125 per session
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • Oxford
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
Convenient insurance billing through Headway. Private pay securely through Simple Practice & super bills available for out of network.
Email me or call (828) 761-0963 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 19 Years
  • License: North Carolina / 17130
  • School: The University of New Mexico
  • Year Graduated: 2016
Over 20 years experience in education, health, and clinical counseling working with communities throughout the world. Trained in EMDR.

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: The University of New Mexico / MS/ Health Education
  • Year graduated: 2012
  • Degree: The George Washington University / MA/ Education and Human Development
  • Year graduated: 2004

Endorsements

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, MA, LCMHC, ATR-BC, QS
"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."

Counselor, EdD, LMHC, QS
"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!"

Dr. Christine Abassary's Groups

Journey "Work in progress"

Healing from childhood trauma can be lifelong. Awareness and healthy coping can change our perspective. This group aims to provide support for those that have experienced childhood trauma for sustaining a happy and healthy life. If you are interested please state during your intake.

More about this group

Location

Candler, NC 28715
(828) 761-0963
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Brevard College Drive
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 761-0963
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)
  • Life Transitions
  • Obesity
  • Parenting
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
Communities
  • Body Positivity
  • Immuno-disorders
  • Queer Allied
  • Single Mother
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Client-centered
  • Compassion Focused
  • EMDR
  • Energy Psychology
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Somatic
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 1 Feb 2023
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Dr. Christine Abassary

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHC