Gabby Archibald, LISW, RPT-S
Gabby believes in meeting a client where they are in life and uses a compassionate, caring approach and the techniques best suited for their personal needs. She is trained to see a wide range of clients from young children through adults. Gabby has extensive training and passion for working with children using play therapy to address many issues children may not yet be able to verbally process and express. She has extensive training in play therapy and is a Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor. Gabby can help clients with a variety of needs including adjustment issues, anxiety, depression, and behavioral problems. Additionally, she has experience in working with adolescent sexual offenders and trauma survivors.
Gabby works from a strength-based approach to assist clients in identifying resources and personal attributes that they already possess to bring about desired change within themselves and their relationships.
Gabby meets the Iowa Board of Social Work and Iowa Board of Behavioral Sciences requirements mandated to provide clinical supervision to Master's level clinicians working towards full licensure. Gabby's training incorporates experience in serving clients across the lifespan. Additionally, she is a Registered Play Therapy Supervisor and supervises clinicians in pursuit of the designation of Registered Play Therapist.
Master of Social Work from University of Iowa
Bachelor of Science in Psychology from St. Ambrose University
Registered Play Therapist Supervisor
TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
Certified PCIT Provider (Parent Child Interaction Therapy)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Medicaid: IME, Amerigroup, Iowa Total Care, Molina Healthcare
*Please Note: The only Unity Point Plans accepted are as follows:
Wellmark Blue HMO Unity Point Health
Wellmark Blue POS Unity Point Health