Andrew Cohen received his Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) followed by a Master’s of Science degree in Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, from California Lutheran University (CLU). He began to hone his therapeutic skills in a community clinic where he provided individual and family therapy to a broad range of clients. This experience developed Andrew’s interest in supporting clients through Trauma and its related disorders and the opportunity to contribute to an Intimate Partner Violence program for teens struggling with and impacted by domestic and partner violence. His clinical experience also includes working as part of an intensive outpatient treatment team focused on addressing adolescents substance use, depression, anxiety, and co-occurring mental health issues.
Andrew enjoys adolescents and he has a strong passion for working with teen anxiety and OCD disorders. He integrates Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Cognitive Based Mindfulness into a strengths – based approach so youth can gain insight into what makes them truly happy, build resiliency, and rekindle their interests.