Mary Ablett, LCSW
Narrative of Services:
Outpatient therapy services offering CBT and ERP to clients of all ages.
Counseling services for children, adolescents, and adults which include :
Anxiety Disorder 50 % of population served
OCD – 20 % of those above.
Focus of practice is primarily exposure therapy with exposures planned in the office and out of the office in client home setting when possible. Relapse prevention planning a component of treatment.
Substance abuse disorders; Depression; Other Anxiety Disorder such as Phobias and GAD.
CBT/Exposure Therapy: Behavioral Activation Therapy; Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction; Applied Behavioral Analysis.
Facilities accessible by clients of all mobility levels: Yes
Mary Ablett, LCSW received her Master of Social Work from Washington University. Her primary focus is treatment of children, adolescents, and adults using cognitive-behavioral techniques for a wide range of disorders. She specializes in treatment of anxiety disorders, particularly Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Separation Anxiety, Social Anxiety and Panic Disorder, Child Behavioral problems such as noncompliance issues, and mood disorders, such as depression.
Education (formal) Social Work is a field that places emphasis on working with culturally diverse populations. The SW curriculum is designed to include such courses on the both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Work experience: Experience in multi-cultural and ethnic populations to include Grady Memorial Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Families First (Atlanta, GA).
Ongoing professional training and consultation in evidenced based practices is an essential part of my practice.