Dr. Andrew Pittington

Dr. Andrew PittingtonDr. Pittington is licensed in the State of Florida as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and holds a masters degree of Education in counseling psychology, and a Doctorate Degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis on counseling studies. Additionally, since 2010 he has been completing a second Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology.

Dr. Pittington has spent the last 15 years of his professional career working with children, adolescents, adults and families in a variety of settings and has extensive clinical counseling experience in helping individuals to gain a new perspective and achieve their desired outcomes. Dr. Pittington also has experience facilitating Court ordered family therapy and conducting trauma assessments, psychoeducational, mental health and substance abuse evaluations. Additionally, he is a certified Parenting Coordinator and conducts Attachment and Parenting Plan Social Investigations in child custody proceedings.

In particular, Dr. Pittington’s educational emphasis has been in the area of cognitive and social development, childhood and learning disorders, substance abuse, behavioral health, and forensic counseling.

Experience and Background

  • Dual- Diagnosis Adolescent Residential and Partial Hospitalization Treatment center 2004-2006
  • Juvenile Drug Court Therapist 2003-2004
  • Collegiate Peer and Education
  • Counseling Programs Director 2002-2003
  • Women’s Collegiate and High School Basketball Head Coach 1998-2004
  • Special Education Liaison 1994-1999
  • On-site EAP Counselor for the Chicago Cubs 2009-present

Education

Framingham State College, Framingham, Massachusetts
B.S. in History and Secondary Education, Minor in Psychology
September 1990-1996

Cambridge College, Cambridge, Massachusetts
M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology
September 2002-2004

Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Certificate of Advance Graduate Studies in Counseling Studies
March 2004-2007

Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, Concentration in Counseling Services
March 2004-2008

Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ph.D. PSYC in Clinical Psychology
May 2010-Present 

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, State of Florida License # MH9410

National Certified Counselor, National Board for certified Counselor 2008


Board Certified Professional Counselor, American Psychotherapy Association 2008


Board Certified in Integrative Medicine, BCIM 2009

Qualified Supervisor, State of Florida 2011

Approved Clinical Supervisor, National Board for Certified Counselors 2012

Certified Relationship Specialist, CRS, American Psychotherapy Association, 2011

Certified Forensic Consultant, CFC, American College of Forensic Examiners Institute, 2012

Nationally Certified Parenting Coordinator, NCPC, PACE, 2012

Nationally Certified Custody Evaluator, NCCE, PACE, 2013

Certified Forensic Traumatology, C.F.T., National Center For Crisis Management, 2013

Clinical Appointment with National Association of Forensic Counseling, NAFC, 2013

Diplomat of American Board of Forensic Counselor, DABFC, 2013

American Academy of Forensic Sciences Member Appointment for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2014

Certified in Child Trauma, C.C.T., National Center For Crisis Management, 2014

Appointment to Committee for PTSD Board Certification, American Psychotherapy Association, 2014

Diplomat of American Psychotherapy Association, DAPA, American Psychotherapy Association, 2014

Board Certified PTSD Clinician, American Psychotherapy Association, 2015

Fellow of American Psychotherapy Association, FAPA, American Psychotherapy Association, 2015

Affiliations

  • American Counseling Association
  • Florida Mental Health Counselors Associaton
  • American College of Forensic Examiners Institute
  • National Board of Certified Counselors
  • American Psychotherapy Association
  • Amerian Association of Integrative Medicine
  • National Organization of Forensic Counselors
  • The Association for Assessment in Counselor Education
  • American Psychological Association
  • The Florida Bar Family Law Section
  • Juvenile Bipolar Foundation
  • Professional Academy of Custody Experts
  • National Board of Forensic Evaluators
  • National Center for Crisis Management
  • American Academy of Forensic Science
  • Society of Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Society of Counseling Psychology
  • Academy of Medical Psychology
  • Association for Applied Sports Psychology (AASP)

Dr Andrew Pittington CV 2015