Andrew  Kang

Andrew Kang

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW

Juris Doctor, JD

Accepting new clients for morning, evening, & daytime appointments in Boston practice (updated November 13, 2019)


Specialties & Expertise

  • Substance use
  • Professionals
  • Work stress
  • College students
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

Professional statement

Andrew Kang is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and former lawyer practicing in downtown Boston, MA. He specializes in treating those struggling with substance abuse, work stress, depression, and anxiety. He makes use of a range of skill-based modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, which center on managing difficult emotions and building concrete strategies for a more positive life experience.

Andrew centers his clients on a behavioral model to help them achieve manageable progress towards long-term recovery. He works closely with clients to battle against stigma that they may face for experiencing addiction, stress, anxiety, or depression in professional and academic settings. With a decade of experience as a lawyer, Andrew is uniquely positioned to understand the demands of a high pressure career, and helps professionals of all disciplines achieve greater balance in their working and home lives.

Andrew greatly values a team-based approach and is apt at connecting his clients with other clinicians and support systems to complement his talk therapy.


Message to clients

Let's have a conversation about what you need and want.


Specialties

Substance use - Prevent and reduce challenges related to tobacco, marijuana, and/or alcohol, such as anxiety, depression, and challenges in relationships

Professionals - Stress related to balance of home and work life

Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses

College students - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression

Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms

Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks


General expertise


Insurance

Andrew Kang is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $200
  • Initial session: $200

Therapist's note

Andrew can provide you with paperwork for reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network sessions.


Location(s)

Boston practice

90 Canal Street

4th Floor

Boston, MA 02114

Hours
  • Mon 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2010 - Present

The O'Connor Professional Group, Director of Clinical Services, 2012 - Present

Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, Adjunct Professor, 2011 - Present

Boston College, MSW, 2010

Private Law Practice, 1997-2008

Boston College, JD, 1997


Languages

  • English

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