She/Her/HersLicensed Master Social Worker, LMSW Practice: Rivia Mind Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Andrea received her dual Master’s degrees in Social Work and Psychology from New York University. She completed her clinical internship at Westchester Jewish Community Services, a community outpatient mental health center for adolescents and adults experiencing a wide array of mental health and complex life issues. Andrea is an expert in various therapeutic practices to bring a holistic and personalized approach when addressing each of her clients’ unique needs. She has worked with individuals across many stages of life who are struggling with mood disorders, personality disorders, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, relational issues, and life changes.
Andrea uses an empathetic approach and works collaboratively with her clients to help them reach their goals. She helps equip her clients with actionable skills and strategies to confidently face their immediate issues and find new ways to confront their challenges. Using a strengths based perspective, Andrea empowers her clients to achieve balance and satisfaction in their lives. She provides multiple styles of psychotherapy including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and more in her practice. Most importantly, Andrea believes it is of the highest importance to provide a warm, non-judgmental space for her clients to feel at ease and express themselves freely. Her main focus is to help young adults become more accepting of themselves by exploring past and current experiences to navigate obstacles in the way to their healing and happiness.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Personality disorders - Support reducing emotional suffering and addressing relationship challenges
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood
Years of Experience: 1 year
Rivia Mind, Therapist, 2023 - Present
New York University, Master of Social Work, 2022
New York University, Master of Arts, Psychology, 2017
Dickinson College, Bachelor of Arts, 2015
New York: 117564