Andrea is a clinical social worker that is passionate about growing New Beginnings Psych and ensuring that as many individuals as possible have access to quality mental healthcare. She fully believes in the practice motto of, “Therapy is for Everyone,” and highly encourages any individual thinking about starting therapy to give it a try!
She is passionate about building a family-oriented environment for New Beginnings Psych staff members so that they can feel at ease in the practice community as well as feel supported in their administrative and clinical work. Andrea prides herself on generating efficient and effective systems that allow processes to be both streamlined and accessible. When she is not developing staff or creating policy and procedure, Andrea can be found out in the community building lasting and quality relationships with like-minded individuals and organizations. Andrea is originally from the Hudson Valley area in New York.
She has a bachelor’s degree in Youth Theater from The University of Hawaii at Manoa and a master’s degree in Social work from New York University. In her spare time, she loves to read, hang out with her pets, take yoga classes, and sing.
Additional Credentials and Certifications: Certified School Social Worker, Board Certified Clinical Supervisor (Board of Social Work and Professional Counselors), Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP – International Trauma Association)