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.
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.