Andrea Lochtefeld, LCSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Serving: Adult

Andrea Lochtefeld, LCSW

Dr. Andrea sees patients ages 13+. Andrea Lochtefeld is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over ten years of experience in the mental health field working with adults, adolescents and families. She earned her MSW from the University of Kansas in 2012.

Andrea promotes non-judgmental self-reflection in session, and enjoys helping clients gain insight into their struggles, strengths and motivation for change in order to better navigate stressors, relationships and life transitions. She began her career working with survivors of sexual abuse, assault and intimate partner violence and is passionate about helping clients understand and recover from trauma. She worked at HIV/AIDS clinics helping clients manage chronic health issues and access community resources. She conducted skills groups as part of an adolescent intensive outpatient program and grief and loss groups with older adults living in retirement communities

Andrea also has extensive experience in the field of behavioral health conducting psychotherapy with clients struggling with substance use and mental health related issues. She utilizes evidence-based approaches from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, enjoys mindfulness based therapeutic approaches and meditation.

Specialties

  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry

Locations

San Marcos, CA
300 Rancheros Dr, Suite 130
San Marcos, CA 92069-2968
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