Gail Andrews, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

310-938-4575
624 W 9th St. Suite 103 San Pedro, California 90731

About

At the Department of Psychiatry, Kaiser South Bay Medical Center I treat patients combining different modalities such as psychodynamic, mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapies, motivational interviewing and harm reduction. I am able to see all ages and family configurations. I run groups using dialectical behavioral therapy.

I provide psychosocial support to cancer patients and their families in the outpatient setting. Clinical modalities used include adjustment to illness, mindfulness, palliative care, psychoeducation about treatment and pain management, grief and loss counseling and end of life work.

I provide comprehensive assessments and treatment to patients of all ages and their families suffering from a terminal illness. Conduct bereavement groups for survivors. Provide case management to persons affected by HIV and AIDS, addiction and mental illness. Provide counseling to patients and worked closely with psychiatric team.

Qualifications

Years in Practice: 16
School: California State University, Long Beach
Year Graduated: 1999
License No. and State: LCS24670

Issue

• ADD/ADHD
• Addiction/Substance Abuse
• Alcohol Abuse
• Anger Management
• Anxiety
• Bipolar Disorder
• Borderline Personality
• Cancer and Family Issues
• Career Counseling
• Coping Skills
• Depression
• Divorce
• Dual Diagnosis
• Family Conflict
• Grief
• Mood Disorders
• Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
• Pain Management
• Parenting
• Personality Disorders
• Relationship Issues
• Self Esteem
• Trauma and PTSD

Cient Focus

Religious Orientation

Age

• Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
• Adults
• Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

• Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
• Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
• Mindfulness
• Motivational Interviewing
• Somatic Experience Therapy
• Thanatology

Accepted Insurance Plans

• Aetna
• ILWU
• Out of Network
• PPO
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