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Dante Abernathy, MA, LMHCA

Size Medium Wp Image 1573 AlignrightMental Health Counselor Associate
[ ANDERSON PARK | accepting new clients  ]

Dante (she/her) is a clinician at the Anderson Park office who provides therapy services in-person and via telehealth.. Her approach to therapy is collaborative, holding the belief that the client is the expert of their own experience. She supports her clients in reconnecting with their natural ability to be resilient through the difficult experiences they have encountered in their lives. She is dedicated to supporting her clients on their path to wellness and understands that emotional vulnerability can be difficult.

Dante prioritizes respecting cultural and identity differences and welcomes clients into a judgment free space. She believes it is important to be an ally to individuals that have experienced marginalization and oppression and is working to broaden her cultural competency through consultation with others and personal education. She supports individual clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, impacts of trauma, life transitions, relationship issues, sexuality, and stress management. Dante provides a safe, confidential space in which clients can explore their thoughts, feelings, challenges, and work on their goals towards healing and connectedness.  
Dante draws from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness, and expressive arts in her work with clients, and utilizes different approaches given the client’s needs. Ultimately, Dante meets her clients where they are in their process and validates the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects that contribute to their current functioning. She is here to walk alongside her clients to achieve their goals and desires and is honored to work with individuals in their endeavor towards wellness. Dante completed her undergraduate degree in Human Development at Sonoma State University in California. She is passionate about all living beings and desires a world that is fair for everyone. In her free time, she enjoys hiking in the mountains and swimming in lakes, as well as expressing her creativity through dancing and singing in various settings. 


In-Network Insurances

  • Aetna
  • Some BCBS/Anthem
  • Optum/UMR + Employer-Based UHC
  • Cigna
  • Providence
  • Kaiser Permanente PPO
  • Direct Pay