Dr. Abigail "Abi" Weissman's approach utilizes psychodynamic and feminist theories. In short, psychodynamic theories help Dr. Weissman locate how her clients' current experiences are impacted by clients' early caregiving experiences. As a feminist therapist, Dr. Weissman is quick to think about how familial, cultural, and social systems affect the lives of her clients. Dr. Weissman sees sexism and misogyny, racism, homophobia and heterosexism, ableism, classism, fat phobia, and other institutional oppressive systems as having a real impact on people's lives.
Dr. Weissman is a trans, lesbian, gay, bisexual, intersex, queer, genderqueer, and questioning-affirming therapist. She honors the gender and sexual self-identity(ies) of her clients. Dr. Weissman feels strongly that there is a multitude of diverse expressions of sexuality and gender identity. She is polyamory-friendly, meaning that she is comfortable working with people who have more than one romantic and/or sexual partner. Dr. Weissman is kink-friendly. This means that she has experience and comfort in talking about diverse forms of sexual behaviors.