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Andrew’s extensive 20-year background in a multitude of Chemical Dependency and Mental Health settings has shaped his firm belief in the human strength and resiliency and his passion for working with this population; he is committed to helping individuals and families achieve change and reach their potential.
His education includes a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of New Mexico in Child Development and Family Studies, and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from New Mexico Highlands University. Life experiences afforded him the opportunity to live in a variety of different cultures, which accounts for his speaking four languages; he is passionate about skiing, fitness, the outdoors, nutrition, and spirituality. As a Certified Addiction Counselor, and Clinical Social Worker, steeped in Psychodynamic and Attachment training, he compliments his therapeutic skills as an EMDR practitioner. He brings a holistic approach to his work with individuals at Recovery Ways and is passionate about Body and Mind integration: his Client-Centered approach and a wide diversity of skills complements our Clinical Mission and makes him an asset to our organization. Prior to joining Recovery Ways, Andrew was actively engaged for years in several Recovery initiatives in New Mexico and served a variety of agencies committed to bringing change in their communities.