Since 1995, Andrea honed her clinical and administrative skills in the substance use disorders field to include prevention, intervention, treatment and residential services. Over time, she discovered her passion to teach and mentor others as she was in this very specialized discipline.

Andrea is a 2007 alum of the Southeast Addiction Technology Transfer Center (SATTC) Leadership Institute sponsored by the Morehouse School of Medicine and SAMHSA. She serves as an adjunct instructor at Columbia College, is a board member with the South Carolina Association of Licensed Professional Counselors (SCALPC), and has presented at numerous behavioral health conferences, community awareness events, colleges and universities.

Andrea received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of South Carolina and Masters of Art Degree in Counseling from Webster University. View a complete list of Andrea’s credentials on LinkedIn.

Andrea M. Fleming



About Us

Our Mission:

To provide trainings, clinical supervision and tools for continuous quality improvement that will strengthen clinical professionals in their growth and assist agencies with maximizing service delivery to their consumers.

Our Vision:

To be the premier consulting group for behavioral health systems chosen to help strengthen their framework of accountability while inspiring clinical professionals to employ a mindset of excellence. Through our trainings, clinical supervision and quality assurance measures, clinicians will be vested in their growth, consumers will experience the benefits of well-trained professionals, and agencies will notice an enhanced culture of competence as evidenced by improved efficiency, decreased documentation errors, increased revenue and optimal results with their accreditation processes.

In 2010, The Gold Standard was founded in response to the growing needs of quality assurance expertise, clinical supervision and skill-based trainings for clinicians with behavioral health systems in the state of South Carolina.  Our core team of consultants strive to stay abreast of emerging trends so that you can experience positive outcomes in your operational procedures.