Gabrielle Zandan, M.A., L.P.C., N.C.C.

Therapy Dog: Manie

Manie the Therapy Dog


Gabrielle Zandan is a Licensed Professional Counselor practicing in Austin, Texas.

Gabrielle holds a Master of Arts Degree in Mental Health Counseling and Wellness from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Connecticut College.  She is a Certified Psychodynamic Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist through the American Institute of Psychoanalysis in New York and is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC).

Gabrielle has 10+ years of experience working in corporate, clinical, academic and private practice settings spanning a diverse set of clients facing a variety of life’s challenges.  Gabrielle started her career as a recruiter for one of the world's leading financial firms and helped manage the recruiting process, training and development of the company's new hires. She transitioned to working as a Career Counselor for both undergraduate and graduate students and most recently served as an Assistant Director of Career Management for the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business.  She has worked as a Mental Health Counselor at the Karen Horney Clinic in New York as part of the American Institute for Psychoanalysis and was also a therapist at Alive Austin in Austin, TX.  Gabrielle is currently a specialty  communication coach for the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business MBA+ Leadership Program and  is  in private practice at Counseling Central Austin.  

She specializes in helping graduate and undergraduate students, young professionals and adults who are facing life transitions as well as stress, anxiety, depression, workplace issues, family and interpersonal relationship issues. 


* Manie is a therapy dog and is often at the office for sessions with clients.  She is hypoallergenic and (usually) clean. Please let me know if you have any problem with Manie attending your session.