INTRODUCING Dr. Amanda Proctor-Abbott, Psy.D.
Dr. Amanda Proctor-Abbott, Psy.D., provides a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental therapeutic environment where you can expect to be treated with kindness, appropriately challenged, and supported on your journey to building a more satisfying and meaningful life. Dr. Proctor-Abbott believes it is important to provide evidence-based treatment informed by your culture, values, and collaboratively developed treatment goals. Her approach to therapy utilizes cognitive behavioral and emotion-focused interventions, mindfulness and acceptance practices, and interpersonal therapies.
Dr. Proctor-Abbott’s clinical specialties include psychodiagnostic assessment and therapy for trauma, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, relationship difficulties, sexual functioning, health behavior change, and long-term patterns of problematic behavior and emotional difficulties. Dr. Proctor-Abbott enjoys working with individuals of all ages and has specialized training in working with veteran populations, survivors of sexual trauma, and couple relationships after trauma. Dr. Proctor-Abbott also conducts formal psychological evaluations with adults and children for assessment of differential diagnosis, personality, learning difficulties and/or attention issues.
Education and Career Background
Dr. Amanda Proctor-Abbott, Psy.D., earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology with honors from The University of Texas at Austin. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Baylor University following completion of an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at Central Texas Veterans Health Care System. She has experience providing therapy and psychological assessments to a diverse population of children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups in a wide range of settings including university and community outpatient clinics, military behavioral health, VA hospitals, and telehealth. Dr. Proctor-Abbott is a postdoctoral fellow at Great Life Counseling Center under the supervision of Dr. Nikki Stillo, Ph.D.