Jo-Ann Andrews, LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor) in Rhode Island

Jo-Ann Andrews, CMHIMP; Ed.D

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serves patients throughout the states of Rhode Island and Maine.

Dr. Andrews is a Certified Integrated Medicine Provider, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and a Marriage and Family Counselor. She currently serves patients in private practice, with offices in Woonsocket and Warwick, Rhode Island and Embden, Maine. She specializes in trauma-focused treatment and a wide range of behavior health issues.

Dr Andrews treats a broad variety of behavior health concerns; some of the areas of treatment include : Adoption, autism spectrum disorders, addictions, bereavement, bi-polar, Co-parenting, divorce, domestic violence, developmental disabilities, eating disorders, foster care, family issues, parenting, and marital problems, mood disorders, stress management, self-esteem, change of life issues, associated with job loss, aging, and bereavement.

As an integrated medicine provider,

Dr. Jo-Ann Petrucci Andrews, who serves patients throughout the states of Rhode Island and Maine.

Dr. Andrews is a Certified Integrated Medicine Provider, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and a Marriage and Family Counselor. She currently serves patients in private practice, with offices in Woonsocket and Warwick, Rhode Island and Embden, Maine. She specializes in trauma-focused treatment and a wide range of behavior health issues.

Dr Andrews treats a broad variety of behavior health concerns; some of the areas of treatment include : Adoption, autism spectrum disorders, addictions, bereavement, bi-polar, Co-parenting, divorce, domestic violence, developmental disabilities, eating disorders, foster care, family issues, parenting, and marital problems, mood disorders, stress management, self-esteem, change of life issues, associated with job loss, aging, and bereavement.

As an integrated medicine provider, she provides a holistic approach to treatment, by utilizing the food mood connection. She educates clients to achieve their highest potential by promoting social, emotional, and cognitive wellness. With a background in Pastoral Counseling, Dr. Andrews utilizes spirituality, and(or) a Christian based approach, if clients seek Christian values in their treatment.

While providing treatment for families during her time working for a variety of non-profit community-based programs, she became committed to family, school, and community engagement. Among her many therapeutic modalities, she utilizes meditation and positive psychology to encourage wellness practices based on creating balance and limiting stress. She also facilitates the development of positive mental health and well-being to assist clients in recognizing their full potential for change and growth.

Dr. Andrews educational background includes a Doctor of Education degree from Johnson and Wales University; an EBD in the PhD clinical counseling program from Capella University. She is a graduate of Providence College, where she earned her Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Counseling and Guidance Counseling. She completed her undergraduate studies at Rhode Island College, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology; she attended The University of Steubenville, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theology.

She is an active member of the Association of Rhode Island Authors, and the National Book Association + National Authors Association.

Among philanthropic initiatives, Dr. Andrews is the president of the non profit organization, Jennie’s Legacy of Love, which she created along with her siblings. She is also the founder of the nonprofit Miracle Books, Inc.

Authored :
Ryan’s New Beginnings
Ryan’s Extraordinary Day
The Mindfulness of Nature
The Mindfulness of Italy
Dr. Andrews recent children’s book, Ryan’s New World, is about life during the pandemic.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Alcohol Or Drug Use/Addictions
  • Alzheimer's & Dementia
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Career
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Criminal Justice Involvement
  • Custody Evaluation
  • Depression
  • Developmental & Intellectual Disorders
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Domestic Abuse/Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Fertility, Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Gambling
  • Gaming
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • Hoarding
  • Internet/Social Media Addiction
  • Law Enforcement/First Responders
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Life Coaching
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Narcissism
  • Neuropsychological Issues
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity & Weight Management
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional/Defiant Behavior
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pet Loss
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Race-Based Traumatic Stress (RBTS)
  • Relationships
  • School Performance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Injury
  • Sex And/Or Pornography Addiction
  • Sex Offenders
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Identity
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spirituality
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicidality
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Violence
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Art Therapy
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Complementary Or Alternative Medicine
  • Dance Or Movement Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness
  • Music Therapy
  • Play Therapy & Sandtray
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Somatic Therapy
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy
  • Yoga Therapy

Community Specialties

  • Autism
  • Blind And/Or Visually Impaired
  • Cancer Survivors
  • Deaf
  • Hispanic Or Latino
  • Hiv / Aids
  • Immigrants
  • Immunodisorders
  • Lgbtqia+
  • Little People
  • Military Families
  • People With Disabilities
  • Single Parents
  • Trauma Survivors
  • Veterans

Faith Based Specialties

  • Atheism/Agnosticism
  • Bahá’í
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Confucianism
  • Hinduism
  • Indigenous American Religions
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Traditional African Religions

Fees & Insurance

Sliding Scale
Yes
Pay By
Cash, Check, Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Aetna
,
Anthem
,
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
,
Cigna
,
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services
,
Humana
,
Optum
,
Out Of Network
,
Tricare
,
United Healthcare
,

Licenses & Certifications

License(s)
License #
state
LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor)
00452
Rhode Island
Marriage and Family Therapist
Mf6255
Maine
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
Providence College
Masters
2003