Mandie Pitrel obtained her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California. She is a licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in individuals experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, anger issues and shame. Mandie is passionate about supporting adolescents and adults who identify as belonging to the LGBTQ+ Population and is skilled at helping them navigate their unique paths. Her background in psychotherapy includes populations of all age groups and her extensive experience with individuals, couples and families has helped her become competent in handling diverse cases that are complex in nature. Mandie's treatment approach includes a wide range of evidence based therapies including individual counseling, group therapy, psychoeducation and cognitive based treatments. Mandie strongly believes that working together in unity with her clients, their families (when appropriate), and other health care professionals, invites strengthened resilience, authenticity and openness to becoming their best selves, which in turn creates opportunities and abilities to succeed and thrive.