About Me

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Rosie Abernethy

Psychotherapist, MA, MSW, LCSW

I am a caring and compassionate professional dedicated to helping you grow and thrive. Our sessions will be collaborative, strategic, and goal focused. Above all, they will be respectful of your path. We will identify what's not working in your life and allow time to step back, reflect, and shift your approach. The therapeutic modalities I employ are evidence-based and individually focused -- modalities shown to be effective at helping people function at a higher level and live happier lives. 
I have helped those with anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, feeling stuck, feeling unfulfilled, a lack of self-confidence, difficulty coping with a major life changes, and/or trauma. 
Pebble, my loving Labrador Retriever, has received training to comfort clients in the therapeutic process if they so desire. She is available for in-person sessions if you would like to snuggle with her to gain some emotional support!
If you feel you are struggling and need a compassionate ear, please reach out and know you do not need to go through this alone. I offer sessions in my office, your office, your home, and online.
Education  &  Training
I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Glasgow in Scotland. After moving to the United States, I qualified as a drug and alcohol rehabilitation counselor at Gateway Community College in Connecticut. I received my Masters in Clinical Social Work at New York University.  
My post-graduate training was at the Ackerman Institute for the Family and both of my clinical internships were at The LGBTQ Center in New York City. I have done additional training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skills and Group Training at the Linehan Institute in Seattle, as well as training in Emotionally Focused Therapy at the Jewish Board of Children and Family Services Training Center.  I am currently completing my training in EMDR Trauma Therapy at The Parnell Institute.
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