Andrea Foran is a Professional Counselor Candidate, a Licensed Addiction Counselor, and Interventionist, specializing in Substance Use and Process Disorders and how they affect individuals, couples, and families.
Andrea has been providing counseling services since 2009. She has a Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy and under graduate degrees in Chemical Dependency Studies and Social Services. She is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. She has worked with the addicted population since 1999. Among her areas of expertise are interventions, emotionally focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness techniques and relapse prevention. Andrea has a special interest in how addiction affects family systems and in providing support for all of those who are caught in the spiral of substance use.
In addition to being a prominent addictions and couple's counselor, Andrea serves on the Montana Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors and on the Montana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Andrea is an interactive, emotionally-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide a welcoming and secure home base in which clients can begin to let down their defenses and heal wounds that continually manifest in maladaptive behaviors. She provides support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to.
Andrea is a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University, her Bachelor's degree is in social services from Whitworth University, and she has a degree in Chemical Dependency Studies from Spokane Falls Community College. In addition to her collegiate accomplishments, Andrea is a qualified substance abuse professional, providing evaluations for department of transportation employees and has training in Interventions and Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples and addiction.
License, Certifications & Awards
National Certified Addiction Counselor II
Chemical Dependency Professional
Licensed Addiction Counselor
Substance Abuse Professional
Emotionally Focused Therapy
Moral Reconation Therapy
Professional Activities and Memberships
Montana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Montana Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors