A renowned Clinical Program Consultant, Educator, and Clinician, Dr. Gemma Andaya brings an unmatched fusion of charisma, expertise, and passion to the realm of mental health and addiction recovery. Through her distinguished tenure, she has emerged as a vanguard in promoting trauma-informed, culturally sensitive, integrative, and holistic therapeutic modalities.
Psychotherapist & Consultant, Private Practice (2017-Present): Beyond offering mental health and addiction recovery counseling, Dr. Andaya has been an instrumental figure in facilitating wellness workshops and retreats. A valued contributor to organizational development, she provides CLE/CEUs centered on wellness while mentoring state interns with unmatched dedication.
Clinical Director, The Nestled Recovery Center (2019-2023): Under her visionary leadership, Dr. Andaya spearheaded the development and implementation of a top-tier quality program that garnered commendable online reviews and fortified the center’s reputation as a preferred treatment provider. From hiring to training and from education to supervision, she managed all facets of treatment staff and contractors. Her exceptional leadership was further highlighted through successful audits from SAPTA & Joint Commission.
Undergrad Educator, GBC & UNLV (2013-2018): As a passionate educator, she crafted and instated robust curriculum structures for the Department of Educational and Clinical Studies. Some of her noted courses include Multicultural Competency, Introduction to Human Services, Counseling Skills in Human Services, Drugs and Behavior, and Stress Management and Prevention.
PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision, University of the Cumberlands, 2023.
MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, UNLV, 2015.
BS in Psychology, UNLV, 2011.
With Dr. Gemma Andaya and the team she mentors, you encounter a synergy of experience, passion, and dedication that embodies the future of holistic therapeutic methodologies.