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ANDREA
City/Cities:
Arlington
State(s):
Virginia
Therapy Types:
Couples, Individual
Therapy Methods:
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Gottman Method
Additional License(s):
Maryland

Andrea Miller, MA, NCC

Andrea has a special interest in working with Trauma and PTSD, Career Counseling, Anxiety, Depression, Self-esteem/Personal Growth, Life Transitions/Adjustment, Relationship Conflict,
Multicultural Issues, Religion and Spirituality, Self-harm, Suicidal Ideation, and Bipolar/Mood Disorders.

Andrea incorporates Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) when working with clients. She has completed the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Foundational Training through the Linehan Institute and is a member of CCG’s comprehensive DBT team. Andrea also uses Cognitive Behavioral (CBT),  Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Client-Centered, Solutions Focused, Trauma-Informed, and Psychodynamic modalities. Andrea incorporates Gottman Method and Emotionally Focused Therapy techniques when working with couples. She believes faith and spirituality can be avenues of hope and healing and is open to incorporating those in sessions upon the client’s request.

Andrea is a Resident in Counseling in Virginia and a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC) in Maryland. She believes in creating a safe environment while working together with clients to overcome life challenges is integral to producing hope and healing.

Andrea earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), and a member of Chi Sigma Iota, international counseling academic honor society. Prior to working at CCG, Andrea worked at a group practice serving first responders, medical staff, military personnel/veterans, international humanitarian workers, law enforcement, and journalists. She gained experience working with individuals struggling with fertility, prepartum/postpartum, individuals coping with chronic illness, and couples.

Before attending graduate school she worked for an education program implementing a social-emotional learning curriculum to equip refugee children from the Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe to transition into life in Germany. She spent a couple of years working with college students at a study abroad company and as a tech sales rep.

Outside of work, Andrea enjoys being outside, traveling, trying new cuisine, and spending time with her husband.