Drew graduated from Lake Superior State University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and completed his Master’s Degree at Webster University in the field of Mental Health Counseling, becoming a fully licensed LPC (North Carolina License Number: 12454).
Drew has worked in the mental health field since 2009 serving southeastern North Carolina. He began his career working as a residential counselor at Eckerd Youth Alternatives, a level 3 residential wilderness camp program located in Manson, NC. Drew went on to work with adults at Easter Seals UCP as a QP in the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program before moving to Wilmington. Drew was both an Intensive In-Home Qualified Professional and Team Lead with Access Family Services over a period of seven years before transitioning into private practice.
Drew enjoys taking a collaborative approach while placing value on rapport and relationship as a catalyst towards forging positive growth. He values self-care and personal empowerment as a mechanism for change and promoting overall wellbeing. Drew utilizes an eclectic base of modalities, including Motivational Interviewing, Reality Therapy, Family-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy.
Drew enjoys working with adolescents and adults dealing with difficulties managing life transitions, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, anger-management, ADHD and other issues. He strives to provide a safe and confidential environment to process emotions and deal with life’s challenges.
In his free time, Drew enjoys surfing, rock climbing, playing music, ice hockey, and photography.