Andrea is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and Certified Arise Interventionist (CAI-II) in the state of Massachusetts. Andrea graduated with her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Salve Regina University in Newport, RI and her Master of Social Work degree from Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, MA. Andrea has experience working with a wide range of populations across the lifespan from child to geriatric. She has expertise in working with mental health disorders and both addiction and dual diagnosis disorders. Andrea has extensive work history within the residential, inpatient, outpatient, and triage levels of care. Currently, Andrea works as a Clinical Case Manager for one of the largest behavioral health managed care organizations in the country. She is a compassionate social worker and ARISE® Consultant, who is clinically sound and practices her innovative thinking to approach life optimistically.