About Chris Andrews, MA., LMFT
I have a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and have also received professional training, certifications, and over a decade of extensive experience in the following areas of clinical focus:
* Anxiety, depression, and mood disorders
* Reactions to trauma (PTSD)
* Substance use disorders.
* Couples counseling
* Family therapy
* Group therapy
* Interventions for addiction
I have extensive training and experience working with adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups.
I am the Evening Out-Patient Family Therapist at the Alta Bates Hospital ("MPI") Chemical Dependency Treatment Center in Oakland, CA. At MPI I have provided education and therapy to hundreds of clients and their loved ones.
I am also a trained Drug and Alcohol Interventionist and facilitate effective interventions throughout California.
I am on the Board of Directors for the Bay Area Psychotherapy Training Institute (BAPTI) and serve as the Director of Continuing Education.