Andrew MERRELL, MA, LMFT
CLINICAL EXPERIENCE & BACKGROUND
Andrew Merrell is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in male psychology and male-centered therapy in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. Prior to receiving his Masters in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, Andrew graduated with his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, with a concentration in Sociology & Communications.
Andrew was mentored in private practice by Andrew Susskind, LCSW, prior to successful state licensure as an independent private practice clinician. Andrew has received two awards for his service in the field of psychotherapy.
Andrew received clinical training at two leading Los Angeles community mental health facilities working with a diverse demographic of male clients, co-facilitated psychotherapy groups, and worked with individuals, couples and families as a Clinical Psychology Intern and at a residential inpatient treatment facility in Malibu, California.
Andrew's specialization in men's psychotherapy centers on male psychology, male identity, power, control, achievement, primal wounds, insecurity, anxiety, sex and sexuality, relationships, the shadow, the inner child, anger and addiction. Clients include alpha males facing internal and/or external challenges - often executives, actors, athletes, musicians or public figures facing issues related to fame, managing and integrating public/private personas, wealth and the pressures of prestige.
Outside of individual therapy, his work includes facilitating male groups within inpatient residential and rehabilitation settings, training elite collegiate sports teams, running male identity groups inside Los Angeles' Men's Central Jail, leading customized leadership optimization (corporate) and unit cohesion workshops (federal law enforcement and the military), and serving as a coach/mentor in some specific capacities for clients across the country and overseas.
Andrew is also a co-founder of the Prism Institute an organization devoted to identity, and Ignis an innovative men's retreat workshop.
Andrew Merrell LMFT #102724 is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice in Beverly Hills, CA, 90212 specializing in men's issues and male identity.