Andrea Brandt, PhD, MFT
Andrea Brandt, PhD, MFT is a marriage and family therapist located in Santa Monica, California. Andrea brings over 35 years of clinical experience to the role of individual family therapist, couples counseling, group therapy, and anger management classes.
Dr. Brandt is a recognized expert in treating a full range of emotional issues, including anger & aggression, anxiety & trauma, aging, relationships, work-life balance, workplace, and women's issues.
In her workshops, patient sessions, and presentations, Dr. Brandt reveals positive paths to emotional health that teach you how to reinvent and empower yourself. She emphasizes the mind-body-heart connection as a key to mental, physical, and emotional wellness.
Upon pioneering a new approach to emotional healing, Dr. Brandt directed her attention to the study of anger management and conflict resolution. In her book 8 Keys to Eliminating Passive-Aggressiveness (W. W. Norton, 2013), Dr. Brandt examines strategies for overcoming a common yet debilitating response mechanism. In her second book, Mindful Anger: A Pathway to Emotional Freedom (W. W. Norton, 2014), Dr. Brandt explored methods to better understand and manage the powerful emotion of anger.
Financial: Dr. Andrea Brandt maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium, recording royalties, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. and a speaking fee form Richstone Family Center. Dr. Brandt receives royalties as a published author. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Andrea Brandt is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, the Group Psychotherapy Association of Southern California, the Los Angeles Chapter of Emotional Focused Therapy, and Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy.