Dr. Vanessa R. Abernathy is a Clinical Psychologist, Mindset Consultant and Liberation Theologian whose aim it is to transform systems that oppress people, such that people might rise from surviving to thriving. She provides psychotherapy services to individuals, couples, families and children in her Greensboro, NC practice: Phoenix-Rising Psychological Services. Her online mindset consulting services are for female entrepreneurs and for life coaches who support abuse survivors.
Her clinical interests include, but are not limited to, emotional abuse recovery, identity development in LGBTQQIA+ college students, integration of spirituality and psychology and recovery from interpersonal injury such as infidelity.
In the future, she would like to partner with other invested professionals to raise awareness and facilitate reform in the U.S. Family Court system as it relates to emotional, verbal, financial and spiritual abuse in divorce cases.