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Professor Andrea Gurney, PhD



About Andrea:

Dr. Andrea Gurney has been working with children, adolescents, and families for over a decade. Her experience ranges from developmental assessments of children and adolescents, therapy with individuals, couples, families, and groups, and neuropsychological evaluations.

Andrea earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Northeastern University in Boston, MA, an M.S. in Psychological Services at the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in Psychology at Wheaton College. She completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Couples and Family Counseling and a Pre-Doctoral Internship in Individual Therapy at Harvard Medical School.


She currently has a private practice in Santa Barbara and is a professor of clinical psychology at Westmont, where she enjoys teaching and mentoring students.


Presentation Topics:

• Building a Stable Marital Foundation
• Setting Boundaries with Children: A Presentation for Parents

• Navigating the "Tweener"years

• Effective Communication in Relationships: A Presentation for Engaged and Married Couples

• Understanding Mental Health & Illness.  A Discussion about Mood and Anxiety Disorders and how Families can increase Coping



Available Days and Times:

• Sunday Mornings
• Occasional Weekday Evenings