Abbe L Leal, LPC, CTRS


Laredo, TX 78045
P: 956-568-2587 Office
O: 630-995-0365 Cell
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Abbe L Leal, LPC, CTRS
Abbe L Leal

Abbe Leal graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science in Recreation and Leisure Studies. She obtained her CTRS status in 1993. Abbe worked in various mental health facilities including psychiatric hospitals, state schools, TYC boot-camps, TXMHMR, and in private practice. Her populations have been well-rounded including child and adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Abbe earned her Masters degree from Hardin-Simmons University in counseling, 1998. She has worked continuously with children, adolescents and their families and currently utilizes her Licensed Professional Counselor status along with her CTRS in her private practice promoting both Counseling and Recreation Therapy. Abbe specializes in severe emotional and behavioral disorders and behavior intervention programs (positive programming). Abbe earned her Highly Qualified teaching certificates in the state of TX in the subjects of Special Education (EC-12), and in English (8-12) and has taught for the United Independent School District. In the professional community, Abbe has been a Board member of the North Texas ATRA Chapter and also a Board member of the Texas Symposium of the South West (TRSSW). Abbe previously was a Board member for the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC). She is a founding member of the North TX ATRA chapter. Abbe is currently a member of the Texas Counseling Association. Abbe travels around the state and nationally, speaking of counseling techniques, therapeutic recreation and various other topics. Abbe may be contacted through her her email, counselingatyourhome@gmail.com  or through www.findatherapist.com.

 

DETAILS

Office

Other Credentials
Licensed Counselor, Certified Recreation Specialist

Memberships
TCA

Degrees
  • B.S. Kent State University
  • M.Ed. Hardin Simmons University

Years Practicing
22

Number of Staff
1

Languages Spoken:
English and Some Spanish

Gender
Female

Payment Options

Private Payment
Private Insurance

SERVICES

Orientations
CBT, Play Therapy, Recreational Therapy, Reality Therapy, Control Therapy

Conditions / Issues

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Adolescent
Alternative Lifestyles
Anger Management
Children
Depression
Disabilities
Eating Disorders
Family
Issues Of Abuse
PTSD
Selfesteem/Growth
Sexual Abuse
Step/Blended Families
Stress

Sessions

Psychotherapy/Counseling

Treatment Modalities

Cognitive/Behavioral (CBT)
Eclectic
Family

Populations Served

Adolescent (11-19)
Children (under 11)
Family
LGBT

Day Open Close Open Close
Monday Closed Mondays
Tuesday 9:30 AM 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM 6:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM 12:30 PM
Sunday Closed Sundays

Office hours can be negotiated as needed

Last Update: Wed August 03, 2016 15:40:03