Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, National Certified Counselor
You are not alone. There is help out there. I am here to help you in strengthening your skills or to learn new skills to help you live the life that you want to live. Give us a call, we are waiting to help you take the next step. Once you take the first step, it may move you in the direction that you want to be.
Bachelor of Psychology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2008
Bachelor of Criminal Justice, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2008
Master of Science in Counseling Education, Walden University, 2013
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Certified, 2022
Andrea has over eight years of experience working in various clinical mental health settings such as inpatient psychiatric facilities, intensive outpatient centers, in-home settings, and in private practice. She has experience working with individuals who suffer with chronic mental illness, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, depression, and anxiety. Andrea also works with individuals who are dealing with grief and daily life stressors.
Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy tries to identify and change negative thinking patterns and pushes for positive behavioral changes. DBT may be used to treat suicidal and other self-destructive behaviors, as well as mood disorders
DBT combines standard cognitive-behavioral techniques for emotion regulation and reality-testing with concepts of distress tolerance, acceptance, and mindful awareness largely derived from contemplative meditative practice.
Counseling is a place where you can come to feel heard, to share and work through what you are experiencing; past or present. These experiences can be related to family, relationships, work, grief, life changes and much more. Andrea believes in offering a safe place that ensures trust, safety and comfort without judgment and where you can grow. She approaches therapy from a cognitive behavioral and solution focused approach.
I am a proud single mom to a college aged son. I enjoy spending time outdoors, reading, eating at local restaurants and spending time with family and friends. I genuinely enjoy getting to know my clients and learning about their experiences!
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ORLEANS PLACE | TOULOUSE BUILDING
850 Kaliste Saloom Road, Suite 219
Lafayette, LA 70508
We are honored to provide counseling services to Lafayette and the surrounding communities in Louisiana.
Counseling Offices: Lafayette
Telehealth Counseling: Youngsville, Broussard, Scott, Carencro, New Iberia, New Orleans, Metairie, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lake Charles, Alexandria and others.
Telehealth is available for anyone in the state of Louisiana.
LOCAL LOUISIANA COUNSELORS
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
ADMIN OFFICE HOURS
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Scheduling is only open during administrative office hours.