Andrea Vasquez, LICSW
Edina Operations Director
Master’s Degree: University of Central of Florida, Orlando, FL
Bachelor’s Degree: University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI
Licensure: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Andrea is a seasoned psychotherapist and healthcare administrator who started her career at PrairieCare in 2007. Her experience includes working within outpatient, inpatient and PHP psychiatric settings. She believes in a “wraparound” treatment approach to therapy that includes the patient, as well as caregivers, siblings and significant others. In order for a patient to be successful in treatment, Andrea believes that his or her support system must play an active part in helping the patient maintain positive changes.
As an Operations Director, Andrea is able to integrate her clinical background into her leadership approach which involves a firm yet supportive commitment to her team members as well as advocating for the independent growth of each treatment team member. Andrea leads with strong coaching, education, and positive reinforcement which allows her teams to function efficiently and effectively within a fast paced environment. Andrea is recognized for her solid understanding of PrairieCare’s policies and procedures, as well as her commitment to the development of each one of her staff members. Andrea was awarded the Employee of the Year Award for 2007.
SPECIAL CLINICAL INTERESTS
Issues related to Divorce and Child Custody
Children, Adolescents: Yes