When the people in our lives to whom we want to feel close also become the source of frustration and stress, we can feel overwhelmed, scared, angry, alone, and hopeless. Seeking therapy can feel daunting and yet, sometimes it is exactly what our relationships need.
Andrew is currently a master’s level graduate student at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota studying Marriage and Family Therapy. He previously received a bachelor’s degree in Marriage and Family Studies at Brigham Young University in Idaho. Andrew is an intern at the Minnesota Couple Therapy Center under the supervision of Amanda Pikala. Along with his higher education, Andrew has also completed training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), an attachment-based approach to therapy that has been empirically proven to be effective in reducing relational distress for couples. He is certified as a facilitator of Prepare and Enrich premarital counseling and has completed the 1st level of the Gottman Method Clinical Training.
Areas of clinical interest include premarital, couples, individual, depression, anxiety. Andrew utilizes Emotionally Focused Therapy to comprehend, validate, and distill the struggles that individuals and couples face in their relationships.
He can provide therapy to individuals and couples at a reduced rate of $30 per hour.