Dr. Abbassi is an expert in couple's communication and sexual issues. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist(LMFT), Certified Sex Therapist by American Association of Sextuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and approved Supervisor of LPC and LMFT. He works with individual (children and Adults) in the area of depression, anxiety and general life difficulties. Dr. Abbassi has been in private practice for over 18 years. As an Associate Professor at local Institute of Higher Education, Dr. Abbassi teaches and provides supervision to Counseling Interns for both LPC & LMFT boards.
From a brief Cognitive Behavioral approach, he is able to investigate the nature of couple's difficulty and coach them on effective way of communication as well as helping the individuals to have insight to their life difficulties and understanding the cognitive errors that they introduce to their thinking process.
As Clinical Member of American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Dr. Abbassi is an expert in investigating dynamic of couple's relationship in order to help them get along better. He offers sliding scale fee schedule for those who need assistance.
Call or Email Dr. Amir Abbassi, New Horizons Center for Healing for a free phone consultation now - (972) 893-9868


  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: University of North Texas
  • Year Graduated: 1998
  • License No. and State: 4752 Texas


  • Avg Cost (per session): $160 - $260
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Ceridian
  • ChoiceCare
  • Cigna
  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Humana
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • PHCS
  • PacifiCare
  • Providence
  • United
  • ValueOptions
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: The American Association for Sextuality (AASECT)r/Certificate
  • Certificate Date: 2012
  • Membership: American Association for Marriage and Family Thera/Clinical Member
  • Member Since: 1997


  • Relationship Issues
  • Sex Therapy
  • Internet Porn Addication


  • ADHD
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders


  • Gay Issues
  • Lesbian Issues

Client Focus


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Relational


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 11 May 2015
Dr. Amir Abbassi, New Horizons Center for Healing, PhD, LMFT, LPC, Marriage & Family Therapist in Mckinney

Dr. Amir Abbassi, New Horizons Center for Healing

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, LPC