I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Kansas with over 6 years of experiences as working as a therapist. I graduated with my Social work degree in 2017 from the University of Kansas. I have worked with clients from a range of concerns including; anxiety, depression, suicide, self harm, self-esteem issues, truancy, family dynamics, family therapy, domestic violence and post traumatic stress disorder. I have primarily worked as a therapist in the child welfare field for the last 6 years with the emphasis of keeping families together by providing family based therapy and individual therapy. I have also previously worked for the National Suicide Hotline and have been able to utilizing crisis counseling skills. Currently, my full time work includes supervising therapists providing services to families that are in the foster care system.
My counseling style is client focused; you know yourself best! I also employ the style of being empathetic but will be direct and transparent. I firmly believe in treating all my clients with the dignity and respect they deserve. I have great energy and enjoy giving positive feedback. I combine multiple evidence based practices depending on your needs and goals. My goal is to be able to establish a positive therapeutic relationship as I believe a great therapy relationship helps the client best.
Through this platform, you can message me at any time and I work to respond as quickly as possible.
I truly look forward to working with you!
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Grief, Eating disorders, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
KS LSCSW LSCSW 05355
Andrea is compassionate and helpful. I really enjoy our sessions
Written on Nov 11, 2023 after therapy with Andrea for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
I'm comfortable with her and that matters to me.
Written on Aug 24, 2023 after therapy with Andrea for 3 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, and parenting issues
Friendly and professional. She makes me feel very comfortable to talk about the hard stuff. I feel safe and supported during our sessions.
Written on Mar 17, 2022 after therapy with Andrea for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, anger management, and coping with life changes