Andrea Hearn is the Counselling Manager for the Awareness Centre (TAC).
Andrea is a qualified counsellor (Foundation Degree Integrative Therapeutic Counselling – from Greenwich University) and an individual & registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP).
Andrea’s main therapeutic approach is rooted in Psychodynamic Theory. Looking at how events from our past have impacted upon us and our unconscious / automatic responses. Andrea uses this approach in working with trauma victims. Particularly those who are adult survivors of childhood trauma. Andrea also works with adult living with chronic illnesses.
Andrea has experience of working short-term in IAPT work for SLaM in Croydon, and longer-term in both low cost and private practice.
Andrea has come from an extensive management background. Working with teams of all sizes and puts a great emphasis on coaching, training, and development. She has managed recruitment and training in previous organisations and has H.R. experience.
Andrea continues to develop professionally, with additional training. Primarily around complex PTSD, dissociation, and shame.