Andrea Brandt Ph.D. M.F.T.

Andrea Brandt, Ph.D, M.F.T

Andrea Brandt, Ph.D, 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.  

Brandt is a recognized expert in treating a full range of emotional issues, including anger and aggression; anxiety and depression; aging; relationships; work-life balance; and workplace and women's issues.

In her workshops, patient sessions and presentations, 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, Brandt directed her attention to the study of anger management and conflict resolution. In her book 8 Keys to Eliminating Passive-Aggressiveness, Brandt examines strategies for overcoming a common yet debilitating response mechanism.  In her second book, Mindful Anger: a pathway to emotional freedom, Brandt explores methods to better understand and manage the powerful emotion of anger.

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Mindful Anger

In her newest book "Mindful Anger: A Pathway To Emotional Freedom," Dr. Andrea Brandt takes a refreshing new approach to handling anger.  She urges readers to practice "mindfulness" -- the act of deliberately allowing physical sensations and emotions to surface, so they can be examined and released in a productive way. By incorporating mindfulness techniques in daily routines, readers will be able to process anger before it becomes unhealthy.

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