About Us

Abraham Hudson, CMHC

Where did you graduate?

Undergrad: UVU, Bachelors in Behavioral Science.

Graduate Program: Johns Hopkins University (School of Education) Masters of Science Counseling

Additional Training: Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Humanitarian Assistance Programs

What do you specialize in?

I am a trauma therapist for ages 12 and older.  I work with the following related diagnoses:

  - Anxiety

  - Depression

  - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  - Postpartum Depression

 

I work with the related concerns:

  - Childhood Trauma

  - New or Recent Trauma

  - Sexual Abuse, including Rape Victims

  - Physical Abuse

  - Neglect

  - Neurodivergence including; autism with trauma & ADHD

How long have you been in practice?

Graduated and have practiced as a professional mental health therapist since 2018.

What are your Values?

No judgment: A space and time for you to not be judged for your being... well, just YOU!  No judgment means an open mind willing to accept what you have to say.

Validation:  As appropriate, I strive to bring validation to your life experiences in sessions.

Sarcasm: Sarcasm is often used as a defense mechanism to ignore emotions. However, it has its place. When in sessions, you can expect sarcasm to play a role at times to help break you away from the moment.

Growth:  I will continue to strive to meet you and your mental health where you are, but I also believe in growth.  If growth is not happening for you, then we will explore to help you on your path of growth with your therapeutic goals.
Self-Love.  I believe in self-love.  A huge path to growth and healing is trusting and loving yourself.

Authentic Self:  It is possible for everyone to become their authentic selves.  As I say in sessions, "your emotional reactions are things that have happened to you.  Not necessarily who you are."

Abraham Hudson, CMHC

Abraham Hudson, CMHC

Proudly Serving
Pleasant Grove, Utah County & UTah since 2018

What You can expect in sessions:

Finding a therapist can be hard.  Not knowing if your therapist is going to be attentive or validating can cause hesitation when seeking a therapist.  I remember my first time looking for a therapist.  I was confused about what kind of therapist I should see.  I had no idea where to start or who could help me with my concerns and needs.  The following is what you should expect when in your sessions.

1. Your therapist is to listen carefully to your concerns and identify where you are coming from to better help with your needs. When your needs are understood and explored adequately, a tailored treatment plan for you will be implemented, conjoining different therapies like EMDR, CBT, DBT, and expressive art therapies.

2. To have a comfortable environment to work on in therapy.

3. To have a listening ear.

4. Be provided the tools and skills necessary to cope with or handle emotions outside sessions. 

5. A therapist will meet you where you are on your journey of healing and provide growth, change, or resolution where you need it at your own pace.

Religion? Spirituality?

I was raised in Oklahoma in the, “Bible Belt“.  There were many different religions to choose from.  I went along and sampled different Christian faiths.  This taught me to be and stay open-minded.  I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. If you are not interested in discussing religion, I respect this decision for you in sessions.  I am open to different ways of believing.  If your spirituality is different for you, please explain or don’t if you prefer

Please keep this in mind. Being in Utah it may be unavoidable to talk about culture and religious aspects of culture and religion due to deep roots in Utah.  This can be related to your family members, friends or even your landlord.  I strive to stay as neutral as possible if and when spiritual or religious matters are of topic or concern.

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