John “Andy” Bradshaw




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We all face challenges in life. Being able to talk openly and freely about them in a supportive, non-judgmental environment can be extremely helpful. I take a pragmatic, empathic approach to therapy. I am warm and encouraging by nature. I help clients identify what’s keeping them from reaching their goals and we develop plans together to help them achieve those objectives. Whatever your goals may be—reduced anxiety/stress, greater peace of mind, better personal relationships, more happiness and fulfillment—I want you to come away from our sessions feeling like you’re getting the support you need as you work to overcome challenges in your life.

I work with adults, children, and adolescents on a range of issues including anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, substance abuse, and grief. I have a Masters’ Degree in Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University and have worked in hospice, school, and community center settings. In addition to psychotherapy, my professional background includes work and benefits counseling with people with disabilities and advocacy in the areas of disability rights and education.

John “Andy” Bradshaw, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist #101517; Supervised by Dino Di Donato, MFT #39831

Recent posts

Awakening from the Enchantment of Distraction

Distraction seems to be a growing concern in our society. How is it affecting productivity? How does it interfere with individuals engaging in their own lives? What impact does it have on interpersonal relations? Are people actually feeling lonelier even... Read more »

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

She should have died hereafter; There would have been a time for such a word. Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time; And all our yesterdays... Read more »

The Importance of Radical Acceptance

For the last thirty years or so there have been a few threads of thought and supporting research that have been weaving a new perspective and approach to psychotherapy. New approaches to understanding and the application of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy... Read more »

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