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Abby Simpson, LCSW

Abby Simpson, LCSW

College of Fine Arts
Moody College of Communication

Master's of Science in Social Work (MSSW), University of Texas at Austin
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Texas

Abby Simpson (pronouns: she/her) is a Counselor in the Counselors in Academic Residence (CARE) Program, a program that provides mental health services in academic offices to facilitate students' academic and life goals. She provides clinical services in the College of Liberal Arts and the Moody College of Communication. Abby is available to provide consultation to staff and prevention services.

Areas of professional interest include depression and anxiety, perfectionism and relationship concerns.

CARE Clinical Services

  • Students may be referred by a staff or faculty member. They may also self-refer by coming to office hours.
  • Abby is available to discuss students’ needs and offer appropriate services (e.g. short-term counseling, referral services, crisis intervention, and groups)

Trainings and Workshops

  • Offered to students and staff
  • Topics vary (e.g. stress management, test anxiety, assisting student in distress)

Consultation

  • Available to consult one-on-one and in meetings/groups. Please contact Abby for more information.

College of Fine Arts

Doty Fine Arts (DFA 1.204B)
(512)471-0392
Please leave a message.
Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 1-2p

Moody College of Communication

Communication Bldg A (CMA 4.134)
(512)471-7642
Please leave a message.
Office Hours: Wednesday & Friday, 1-2p

For more information about mental health services on campus: cmhc.utexas.edu



CARE Staff

Click on the links below to access more information about our team.


Laura Dannenmaier, LCSW
CMHC Assistant Director for CARE
School of Architecture


Mike Andorka, PhD
Dell Medical School
School of Nursing
School of Social Work


Aaron Evans, LPC
College of Liberal Arts


Toby Leblanc, LPC-S
College of Education
McCombs School of Business


Bernadette Pinon, LPC-S
School of Undergraduate Studies
Division of Housing and Food Service


Abby Simpson, LCSW
College of Fine Arts
Moody College of Communication


Jeni Wade, LCSW
Cockrell College of Engineering


Amy Tao-Foster, LPC
College of Natural Sciences


For more information about the CARE Program contact:
Laura Dannenmaier, LCSW (512) 471-3115






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