Dr. Korey Abbriano earned her master’s degree at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Abbriano completed her pre-doctoral internship at Jamaica Hospital Mental Health Center, where she gained experience working with individuals across the lifespan and among particularly vulnerable populations. Dr. Abbriano has provided treatment for a wide range of mental health difficulties, ranging from depression and anxiety, severe mental illness, and complex trauma. She also has experience conducting various psychodiagnostic and psychoeducational assessments.
Dr. Abbriano has been trained in a variety of treatment modalities, such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical and Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), psychodynamic therapy, and trauma-informed treatments. She considers herself an integrative, person-centered clinician who approaches treatment flexibly to best meet the needs of her clients. She incorporates relational and attachment-based therapies to empower clients and explore how early attachment styles may influence their current relational patterns. Additionally, she prioritizes the therapeutic alliance and aims to create a collaborative, warm, and supportive therapeutic environment to facilitate lasting and meaningful change.
Dr. Abbriano’s research interests have focused on the nuanced treatment of Complex Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, particularly within sexual and gender minorities. Additionally, she has done research investigating the impact of burnout and secondary trauma amongst forensic psychologists. Dr. Abbriano is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management Training (CISM). She has also written articles and volunteered on The Crisis Text Line, providing free mental health and crisis intervention services through text messaging service to individuals of all ages.