Andrea currently is licensed as an Associate Marriage and Family Counselor, and an Associate Professional Counselor. Andrea is passionate about working with individuals, children-teens, and families on issues regarding addictions, grief & loss, crisis-of-life developments, anxiety, depression, trauma, and issues of homelessness-poverty.
Andrea received her Bachelor’s in Psychology with a minor in Biblical studies from William Jessup University. Graduated in 2019 from Western Seminary with a Master of Arts in Counseling with certification in addiction studies.
Andrea has experience working within a psychiatric facility. She has training in DBT therapy and applies techniques in session, in which she finds individuals have the greatest wellness outcomes as a result. She aims to help promote mental and emotional healing by encouraging people in treatment to be compassionate toward themselves and other people; which can help regulate mood and lead to feelings of safety. Andrea is also trained in BrainSpotting, a form of psychotherapy that uses the field of vision to access traumatic memories.