Andrea Brandt, Ph.D., MFT, 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.
Dr. Brandt is a recognized expert in treating a full range of emotional issues, including anger & aggression, anxiety & trauma, aging, relationships, work-life balance, workplace, and women’s issues.
In her workshops, patient sessions and presentations, Dr. 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, Dr. Brandt directed her attention to the study of anger management and conflict resolution. Her books, 8 Keys to Eliminating Passive-Aggressiveness (W.W. Norton, 2013) and Mindful Anger: A Pathway to Emotional Freedom (W.W. Norton, 2014), cover these topics. Dr. Brandt is also the author of Mindful Aging: Embracing Your Lefe After 50 to Find Fulfillment, Purpose, and Joy (PESI, 2017).