Andrea Thomas, LCSW - Therapist at Grow Therapy

Andrea Thomas

Andrea Thomas

(she/her)

LCSW
3 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual

Hi there, My name is Andrea Thomas, a licensed clinical social worker with over a decade of experience, specializing in providing professional guidance to adults, children, and families. My areas of expertise encompass managing stress and anxiety, addressing trauma and abuse, navigating the complexities of grief and loss, adapting to life transitions, enhancing motivation, bolstering self-esteem, and nurturing self-confidence. Central to my practice is the unwavering belief in treating everyone with the utmost dignity and respect. Collaboratively, we'll cultivate an open and secure environment, encouraging you to freely articulate your thoughts, feelings, and emotions. Together, we'll establish goals aimed at delivering a meaningful and transformative outcome. When you're ready, I'm here to lend an empathetic ear. Let's initiate a conversation towards your well-being.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

Our first therapy session primarily focuses on establishing trust, understanding your needs, and setting the groundwork for a productive therapeutic relationship focused on achieving your goals.

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

I firmly believe in treating every individual with the utmost dignity and respect. Our therapeutic space is free from judgment, ensuring that you can express your thoughts, feelings, and emotions openly and honestly. You are valued, heard, and respected at every step of our journey together.

About Andrea Thomas

Licensed in

Appointments

Free consults, virtual

My treatment methods

Christian Counseling

Christian Counseling treatment method is used by blending psychological theories and techniques with Christian beliefs and principles. A variety of therapeutic approaches are used while integrating biblical teachings, prayer, and spiritual guidance into the therapeutic process.

Acceptance and commitment (ACT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) treatment method is used to help individuals accept what is out of their personal control and commit to actions that enhance their life. This is done through mindfulness techniques, defusion techniques, and values clarification.

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) treatment method is used to help individuals effectively manage their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors by identifying negative thought patterns, challenging and restructuring thoughts, behavioral activation, skill building, and homework assignments.

Daialectical Behavior (DBT)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) treatment method is used to help individuals manage intense emotions and improve relationships through dialectics, mindfulness, distress tolerance, and homework assignments.

Solution Focused Brief Treatment

Clients engaging in Brief Solution-Focused Therapy can anticipate a focused, collaborative, and goal-driven process that emphasizes their strengths and resources, explores solutions, and promotes positive change in a relatively short period.