About Patricia Andershock, MFT

"...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. " (2 Cor. 3:17)
Patricia Andershock is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  She has more than 15 years of experience helping people to live with more self-confidence and personal fulfillment.

Patricia specializes in helping people learn how to accept and love themselves, reduce anxiety, and experience life with more balance and tranquility.   She also has extensive experience working with couples and families.  Patricia is available to provide premarital counseling with the Prepare and Enrich program; and she helps couples rebuild troubled marriages to a place where they are not only thriving, but also glorifying God.

Patricia is available to provide counseling from a Christian perspective.  Many clients have found it helpful to integrate their faith with their counseling experience.  To learn more about Christian Counseling with Patricia, you may wish to read Patricia's article on Christian Counseling.

Patricia earned a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology, with a concentration in Expressive Arts Therapy from the California Institute of Integral Studies; a Master of Arts degree in English Literary Research from Lancaster University in England; and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with an outside concentration in Psychology from Pepperdine University.  For several years, Patricia provided Christian Counseling with Hosanna Ministries in Santa Monica; and she has also practiced psychotherapy with the Christian Counseling Center of San Francisco.  

Patricia is also an author, speaker for churches and women's events, and business coach to therapists and life coaches who are growing their own practices. She is an approved provider within the New Life Ministries referral network for Christian psychotherapists; and she is also a clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.

Patricia's private practice is located in the lovely downtown area of the Riviera Village in Redondo Beach.  When Patricia is not counseling in her office, she enjoys singing, playing guitar and piano, and spending time outdoors with her husband, two daughters, and their lovable German Shepherd: Max.

MFT License#: 41850

205 Avenue I, Suite 2, Redondo Beach, CA 90277/Tel: 310-561-0358/Email: pandershock@yahoo.com
Psychotherapy for individuals, couples, & families