John F. Abess, MD – Psychiatrist Charleston – 3PO
3PO – Personalized Private & Professional – in both Office & Online Services
Dr. Abess is the most established psychiatrist in private practice in historic downtown Charleston, SC, USA. For more than 30 years, he and his wife, Ann, have participated in the medical community helping people enjoy their lives. 693 people visited this website each day on average from 1 through 28 February, 2018.
Dr. Abess and Nurse Ann are a happily married counseling & medical team. They have years of experience in what they do.
“We love our work and we remain dedicated to helping you enjoy a happy heathy life.”
Ann Abess, R.N. (& Ziva)
Ann has broad experience in all phases of nursing. She started off helping in her father‘s internal medicine office. She graduated from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing (President of Student Body Organization) in Syracuse, N.Y. She has worked in a variety of hospitals in pediatrics and medical / surgical nursing. she functioned as Charge Nurse in many of her positions. She attended the Medical University of South Carolina to become a certified nurse mid-wife and subsequently took advanced courses in the area of psychiatry, psychotherapy and family therapy. Since 1984, she has been a major asset to Dr. Abess’ practice and to all our clients and patients.
ZIVA - Award Winning Heart Warmer
Ziva is our Black Labrador Rescue. She is currently in training to become our next therapy dog. Her first lesson is "Keep all 4 on the floor."
She follows in the paw-steps of Ruby, Gabe and Amazing Grace. All of these black labrador retrievers were former therapy dogs. They endeared themselves to our patients and of course, to us as well. Now, they romp in doggie heaven.
Help with life’s problems and stressful situations.
A desire for greater happiness & personal development.
Happier relationships. Greater harmony in family life.
Assistance from an experienced psychiatrist in managing a psychiatric disorder.
Treatment for all types of anxiety, depression, post traumatic stress, phobias, attentional disorders and situational crises.
Our medical background qualifies us to safely help you even when medical- biologic problems complicate or contribute to the problem.
Dr. Abess is a medical doctor and is trusted by other physicians.
He understands the impact medical problems and medications for those problems can sometimes have on our emotions and thoughts.
Due to specialized training & experience, Dr. Abess is also a consultant to physicians, law firms and corporations.
The Office in Charleston
Living and working Charleston is pure delight. Charleston has become recognized as one of the top destinations in the entire world to visit. We love our city and are grateful for the chance to work and live in such an attractive pleasant and historic location.
Ann on the Phone
Ann has the toughest job. She is constantly interrupted. Always needs to wear a happy face. And, she needs to rely upon her medical knowledge to discriminate the importance of various situations. She is a "Pro" in every aspect of the word.