Abby Ridgeway is a Mental Health Counselor who appreciates the complexities of the Individuals, Couples, and Families that she works with. Her clinical practice consists of compassion, curiosity, and an understanding of the systems that individuals engage with. Abby prioritizes collaboration with all her clients to create a unique therapeutic space that is tailored specifically to their needs and comfort levels. She views her clients as multidimensional, having identities that intersect at individual, interpersonal and community levels. Abby believes that community can be healing, and encourages the expansion of thought into the areas of interpersonal and community relationships—always to the comfort of each client.
As an integrative clinician, Abby enjoys incorporating relational, systemic, and trauma-informed therapeutic approaches into her practice, such as Family Systems Therapy, Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS), and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She often pairs these approaches with mindfulness techniques stemming from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Horticultural Therapy (HT). She has experience working with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, PTSD, Intimate Partner and Family Violence, Chronic Stress, LGBTQ+, Phobias, Pregnancy/Prenatal/Postpartum, Life Transitions, Identity Exploration, School-Related Issues, and Climate/Eco-Anxiety.
Abby’s approach has been described as engaged, holistic, and intuitive, as she assists her clients with self-understanding, making positive life changes, and feeling comfortable with sharing their inner worlds.
- Permit: New York
- Treats: Individuals, Couples, Families
- Ages: 10 yrs old & above
- Languages: English & French
- Rate: $120 per Individual session, $150 per Couples session, $175 per Family session