DEBORAH SABATINO, MA

Therapist Associate

Deb Sabatino, MA is a Mental Health Counselor from Long Island, NY. She received her Master’s in Counseling in 2004 from Regent University in Virginia, where she was taught the integration of biblical truths and counseling. While at Regent University, she returned to the Catholic Church after a conversion to Christ in the Eucharist.

Deb tries to incorporate the time-tested teachings of the Church, especially in regard to the dignity of the human person, into the therapy setting.

Degree

Deb studied Psychology at Towson University in Maryland and graduated with a double major in Psychology and Gerontology in 2002. She then attended Regent University’s Graduate School of Psychology and Counseling in Virginia, a program which emphasized Christian values and the restoration of one’s relationship with God and others. Deb graduated from Regent in 2004 with a Master’s in Counseling.

Experience

Deb has extensive experience working with young people and adults in various therapeutic settings. While completing her studies at Regent, Deb did her clinical internship at Christian Psychotherapy Services in Virginia Beach where she worked with adolescents and adults who suffered from varying degrees of mental illness.

Since completing her studies, she has worked as a crisis-pregnancy counselor, an abstinence educator, as well as a school counselor for at-risk youth. She currently works as a Catholic therapist with individuals, couples and families on Long Island.

Areas of Expertise

  Individual Psychotherapy with Adolescents and Young Adults

  Depression and Anxiety Disorders

  Healthy Relationships/ Boundaries

  Understanding the Role and Purpose of the Emotions

  Integration of the Catholic Faith into the Therapy Setting