Add-ons can be real game changers for many...and help refresh a regimen that has become stagnant.
I think that with the Abilify...if you do encounter any temporary increase in anxiety...that it will be no worse than what you may have experienced with your SSRI start up...
...and in the big picture, the benefits of your Rx have outweighed any challenges, right?
Try not to anticipate any issues...and use your coping skills to ensure the best possible start.
Keep us posted, so we can keep you in support!