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Speaking

Whether speaking to intimate groups or large auditoriums, Andrea has a talent for quickly connecting deeply with people through her authenticity and vulnerability.

She carefully weaves together her own stories of redemptive healing with real-life, relatable examples from her many years’ counseling hundreds of clients.

 

A licensed counselor and author, Andrea has an uncanny ability to integrate the complexities of clinical psychotherapy, Christian spirituality, and science in a way that is practical and easy to understand, leaving her audience with a powerful and memorable experience.

Andrea specializes in educating and empowering industry leaders, faith communities, professionals, clergy, lay counselors and professional counselors. 

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“In a culture where relational intimacy is dwindling and superficiality is on the rise; instant gratification, information overload, and busyness are at the forefront and threaten our ability to relate to one another in love. I offer heart connectedness, authenticity, vulnerability, and wisdom for those who are yearning to go deeper and longing for more meaningful relationships and intimacy.”

— ANDREA ANDERSON POLK

Topics

Leveraging her years as a licensed counselor, her deep theological studies, and her real-life experiences, Andrea delivers powerful presentations to groups of every size. Topics include:

The Psychology

of Resilience

Through greater self-awareness, Andrea helps us move from fear, anxiety, and stress to purpose, passion and vision.

The Healing Power

of Emotion:

Where Scripture and Science Meet

Through the healing process of owning and feeling all our emotions, Andrea helps guide us into a life of wholeness and freedom.

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Turning Pain

into Purpose

Our greatest places of pain, when faced, become our greatest source of power. Andrea helps us do just that.

Other topics include, but not limited to:

  • Anxiety: symptom or emotion? How to avoid living in a constant state of negative expectation, fear, and stress

  • What do you really want? Being honest with yourself and God: Abiding in your heart’s desires

  • Spotting and decoding the master manipulators: Recognizing the symptoms and patterns of toxic people 

  • Understanding emotional and spiritual abuse: “Help, I feel CRAZY!”

  • The journey from single to spouse: Navigating the vulnerable world of dating as a person of faith 

  • When and how to seek professional counseling: What makes a therapist a good therapist?

  • The right kind of hard: Creating fulfilling relationships based in mutuality, healthy boundaries, and having a voice  

Formats

Leveraging her years as licensed counselor, her deep theological studies, and her real-life experiences, Andrea delivers powerful presentations to groups of every size. Topics include:

Keynote

Retreat

Workshop

Panel

Interview

Podcast

Virtual

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“I was completely blown away by your presentation. It just hit me right and so deeply. Thank you for sharing your personal techniques and the cases that support your therapy. I could hear what you have to say at least five more times!”

Speaking Inquiry

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