As a highly trained, seasoned medical practitioner, as well as a master counselor, Andrea can help you address your physical well-being and mental health, offering diagnosis, treatment, and effective coping mechanisms.
Andrea holds a BA in biology from Oberlin College, Masters Degree equivalent in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies.
A lifelong learner, Andrea’s cache of offerings draws from her advanced training in functional and integrative medicine, anti-aging protocols (A4M), women’s health and reproductive medicine, Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Sports Medicine Acupuncture, Tai Qi and Qi Gong. She is a credentialed practitioner in California, giving her patients full access to healthcare using her expansive license, as well as her deep trove of knowledge and experience in naturopathic medicine and TCM.
Among other things, Andrea has worked as an assistant midwife for home and hospital births, provided care in the nation’s first integrative medicine public health facility, established a complementary medicine department at her community hospital, co-led a research study measuring the impact of acupuncture on quality of life for cancer patients, provided mental healthcare to underserved urban communities, and is trained as an EMT.
Andrea surfs, kayaks, and scuba dives, is/was/will be again an avid world traveler, a musician, and an aspiring photographer. Andrea is a polyglot currently studying German, Portuguese, and Swahili.
Andrea is committed to making the world a better place and is specifically devoted to environmental conservation, racial justice, LGBTQIA+ communities, and issues concerning the safety and well-being of women and children worldwide.