Andrea Braxton, LPC

  • Psychology
Position: Licensed Professional Counselor
Joined CIMA: June 2022

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
Master’s of Education in Counseling Psychology

Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI
B.S. in Biology


Andrea was raised in Philadelphia and recently moved to Virginia with her husband. She received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Andrews University located in Michigan, and a master’s in Counseling Psychology from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA in 1995.  In 2005, Andrea become a National Board Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor in 2006.

Andrea has over 25 years of Supervisory/Managerial/Direct Care Experience and is skilled in evidence-based modalities such as: Collaborative Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Structural Family Therapy and Collaborative Problem Solving including a certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).

Her background includes residential treatment facilities, outpatient mental health agencies, community and school-based organizations, and correctional facilities.

Andrea believes that understanding her patient’s worldviews and values are the framework of a good therapeutic relationship, has a sense of humor and strives to acknowledge each patient’s unique lived experiences. Andrea is passionate about being a co-facilitator in helping her patients accomplish their goals to live successfully.

You will often find Andrea with a smile on her face when greeting her patients as she is a morning person.