Andrew, or Drew, is known for his creativity in his work. He possesses a great deal of compassion and a deep sense of care for those he interacts with. Drew is smart and direct in his approach when working with his clients.
Drew received his undergraduate training at the University of Western Ontario (Western University) in London, Ontario, Canada. He then pursued a dual Masters degree in Public Administration, and Social Work from Brigham Young University and Western Governers University. Drew worked with various populations including children and families under the umbrella of child protective services, young adults with autism and learning differences, and those in prison systems. In these roles, he gravitated towards focusing more with an adolescent and family population because he learned you cannot help the child if you don’t help the whole family.
Drew specializes in Attachment, CBT, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), LGBTQ, and Trauma. He has additional training in Trauma Focused CBT, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) including Emotionally focused Individual Therapy (EFIT), EMDR, Trust-Based Relational and Intervention (TBRI). Andrew believes the most precious gift we can offer ourselves and those that love us is vulnerability. He strives to assist his students and family to be truly seen so that they can feel fully accepted and loved. Andrew values service, justice, dignity and self-worth.
In his free time Drew enjoys watching good film and television, woodworking, working on his car, and playing with his kids.