Andrea holds a Master’s in Counseling, a Master’s in Business Administration, she is a LPCC candidate, and a yoga teacher. Andrea provides therapy services for a variety of mental health conditions in both English and Spanish. While her therapy process varies depending on gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, socio-economic status, ability, and more, Andrea’s style remains warm, empathetic, affirming, and insightful.
Working in the field of psychology, Andrea knows how hard it could be to ask for help and to find a therapist that understands your values and personality. She offers a safe space and works very hard to establish collaborative, trusting, and respectful relationships with clients. Andrea knows that growing can feel uncomfortable. Over the years, she has learned that we all need to be heard, understood, seen, and to know we are not alone. Andrea provides support in understanding who her clients truly are, and to identify obstacles to achieve their goals.
Andrea uses an integrative and holistic approach, focuses on goals, optimal treatment, and lasting change. She works with individuals experiencing trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, distress, life transitions and adjustments, intimacy, and spirituality. Furthermore, Andrea enjoys working with clients who are new to therapy and also individuals experiencing acculturation stress.
Andrea was born and raised in Argentina, and immigrated to the US in 1993. She has an undergraduate degree in English translation and an MBA. She has over 20 years of experience in corporate America and in large and small non-profit organizations and foundations. Because of her own experiences she understands the stress brought by life crises, family, job and life transitions, marriage, divorce, immigration and acculturation experiences, and relationships. Andrea is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the Minnesota Counseling Association.
Andrea is working under the licensed supervision of Melissa Anderson, LMFT, LADC while she pursues clinical licensure as a Professional Clinical Counselor.