Welcome Abigail Long, LMFT to our Scripps Ranch Team!
Abigail loves to work with youth to help express themselves, manage life’s challenges, and fulfill their potential. Abigail knows the value and importance of collaborating with the youth’s family & support system to further strengthen resources to meet the youth and family’s needs. Abigail has experience providing services to youth in school-based (elementary, middle, and high school) and office settings. Abigail has treated a wide range of issues including anxiety, depresssion, poor academic performance, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, suicidal ideation, self-harm behaviors, anger, disruptive behaviors, bullying, peer/relationship issues, screen dependence, substance use, sexuality and gender identity issues, trauma from physical/sexual abuse, grief, and family issues. She uses treatment modalities including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused, Person-Centered, Narrative, Strengths-Based, Art Therapy, Play Therapy, and Family Systems. Abigail creates a sense of empowerment and acceptance for clients during the therapeutic process to put their best self forward. Her personal and professional philosophy are one and the same - “Do everything out of love.” Abigail Long obtained a Master of Science in Counseling with specialization in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy from University of Phoenix in 2012 and became a licensed therapist in July 2018. Abigail joined our Scripps Ranch team at Grow Through Life Counseling in 2022 with a shared passion for treating youth and families.