Gabrielle DeLong, LAC
Gabby received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a Master of Arts in Applied Mathematics at Arizona State University. She went on to earn a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Denver Seminary. She has experience working in private practice and church settings where she has had the opportunity to work with clients struggling with trauma, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, relational conflict, and low self-esteem. She also has experience with clients impacted by neurosocial disorders to develop social and relational skills, self-regulation and expression, and attachment.
At LifeSong, Gabby provides counseling for children, adolescents, and adults. Her goal in therapy is to walk alongside clients through past and present difficulties in order to help them experience growth, healing, and freedom.
Gabby is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and the skills in this framework. This therapy emphasizes mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. She also draws from attachment techniques, reconnecting to the body, and awareness of parts of self. She believes that with awareness, we can live fulfilled lives and thrive.