Andrew Archer, LICSW, Clinical Social Work in Mankato, Minnesota, 56001

Andrew Archer, LICSW

Andrew Archer, LICSW

Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Psychotherapist, Social Worker
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker - 21415
Secondary Credential: Licensed Clinical Social Worker - 8223-123
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 22721

The mind fascinates me. It can swing from worrying about the worst-case scenario to dwelling on how we should have done something differently. I've gained an understanding of thinking patterns and together we can recognize yours. One of my passions is working with families to prevent or contain issues related to mental health before it gets out of hand. My therapeutic focus is not on diagnosis or the medical model in general. I want to know about your account of events, how you manage your relationships and the environment that has shaped your experience.

My clinical approach is to provide empathic support and practical feedback to help you effectively address personal life challenges. With compassion and understanding, I will work with you to build on your strengths and attain the personal growth you are committed to accomplishing. I'll share with you my academic, clinical and personal knowledge of how to be mentally fit. If you are ready and committed to look inside, I welcome the opportunity to speak with you.

Email or Call Andrew Archer, LICSW at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 22721

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

My expertise is in working with adolescents and adults struggling o manage their mood and anxiety concerns. I believe in creating ways to reduce psychological problems without relying solely on medication. I focus initially on containing the problem or symptoms and then moving toward a state of healing with Mindfulness and EMDR interventions.

How Psychotherapy Can Help

Psychotherapy allows a person to gain insight into what is preventing them from becoming who they really are. This could be past events that trouble you or worries about the future. Together we will find the source and effectively process what you are struggling with. This is done effectively through the creation of professional bond between the therapist and the person in therapy, which includes a shared agreement regarding the goals to work on as well as the form of psychological intervention used. A collaborative agreement on the tasks and the goals of where the therapy work is headed is accomplished by the therapist's attuned, appropriate, and nonjudgmental response.

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Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Depression
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Spirituality

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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