Clayton Andrews, LPC - Georgia Therapist at Grow Therapy

Clayton Andrews

Clayton Andrews

LPC
15 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual

Clayton Andrews is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 14 years of combined experience in community and mental health. He is a 40 year old Sickle Cell Disease Warrior, a husband and a father of seven. He completed his Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology with Troy University and his experiences include serving as a Forensic and Behavioral Health Counselor, Treatment Team Facilitator and as a Clinical Supervisor for RSAT services with the Georgia State Prison System. His primary focus is the enablement and development of self-sufficiency, development and growth in mental health. Prior to working in the field of mental health, Clayton served the State of Georgia’s children and families for seven years through his work with Child Protective Services and as a CASA Advocacy Supervisor. Clayton is the co-founder of Sickle Cell Champions Association and a Coordinator of SC M.A.N., male-focused and male run organizations, focusing on the Warrior Male. He is also a member of the Sickle Cell Mental Health and Wellness Initiative. Clayton is certified in the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) for mental health wellness, recovery and maintenance and is also a member of the National Association of Black Counselor’s Forensic Division. Clayton’s therapeutic approach utilizes empowering, person-centered approaches, along with some cognitive-behavioral and some confrontational approaches. Clayton places emphasis on assisting one’s personal growth through positivity, mindfulness and compassion. Clayton's private practice, Andrews Counseling and Family Resource Center focuses directly on the mental health plight of the Sickle Cell Warrior, Men’s Mental Health and Forensic/Mandated practice.

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

Your sessions are your story. You get to write it, I help you to publish it.

What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?

Clayton uses client-centered approaches to empower them during their journey. Clayton also utilizes CBT and Humanistic approaches when working with his clients. Additionally, clayton does not hesitate to challenge and confront his clients on difficult issues, such as accountability and truly facing one's problems.

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

Clayton's strengths lie in his empathic approach to his clients. Clayton works to truly understand and validate client concerns, while at the same time, hold them accountable for their recovery and journey. Clayton's philosophy is that the only constant in life is the assurity of change and he works diligently to help his clients make the needed changes in their lives.

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