Andrea Arruda, Psy.D.

Andrea Arruda is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Southfield Center. She earned her bachelor of arts in psychology at the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth and went on to complete a masters’ of arts in forensic and counseling psychology and a doctorate in clinical psychology at William James College. Over the course of her training and experience, she has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in outpatient, inpatient, and forensic settings. She has provided therapeutic services, through individual and group modalities, to individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, substance use, and trauma. Her approach fuses cognitive behavioral therapy with interpersonal and humanistic therapies which emphasizes a collaborative process throughout treatment. Andrea also has experience administering and interpreting neuropsychological and psychodiagnostic assessments as well as court-ordered evaluations.