Psychotherapist and Trainer, The Center for Victims of Torture
Dr. Abbey Weiss is a psychotherapist and trainer at The Center for Victims of Torture. Dr. Weiss obtained her Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University/Twin Cities. She is licensed by the Minnesota Board of Psychology as a Licensed Psychologist. At the Center for Victims of Torture (CVT), Dr. Weiss has a position as a psychotherapist providing psychological evaluation and treatment services for clients. This includes clients from more than 10 different countries. She also works on an initiative called the Healing in Partnership Project at CVT. This project seeks to bring mental health education and treatment outside of the clinic and into communities affected by war and trauma. The communities she is currently working include Karen (pronounced Kah-Ren) refugees from Burma, Bhutanese, and Oromo from Ethiopia. Dr. Weiss has worked at the Center since July, 2006.