Work with Andrea
A Life Altering Relationship
Whether you are unsettled or unsatisfied with your relationships, career, or ministry –--Andrea is committed to exploring and discovering mental roadblocks, emotional insecurities, spiritual stuck points, and relational difficulties.
Andrea is nationally sought after for her uncanny ability to “hit the bullseye of the soul.” Andrea is known for a profound accuracy and a direct, accelerated, and compassionate approach to getting at your core issues. Her clinical experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor, theological expertise, intuitive wisdom, and deep understanding of the human heart allows for one’s ability to co-create lasting relationships and successful transformation.
Your path to healing, hope, and happiness begins now!
Private 1-on-1 Coaching
We are living in a society of information overload. There is such a thing as too many voices even from well-meaning people (friends, family, mentors, and influencers alike). In the age of social media exists a plethora of posts, trending hashtags, stories that quickly disappear, blog and podcasts episodes that provide general information to the masses. Yet, these overly generalized conversations will not solve your volatile issues. Working with Andrea is in no way a one-size-fits-all formula. Andrea understands how you and your story are unique and precious in the eyes of the Creator.
Having a safe and trustworthy person in a one-on-one setting who partners with you in your struggles is the way clarity, healing, and breakthrough manifest.
“We don’t know ourselves by ourselves. It’s hard to get clarity when you are so close to your issues. That’s why I am here: to ask you questions you can’t think to ask…And to help you discover answers you didn’t know were there, dwelling inside of you”.
– Andrea Anderson Polk
As a Certified Professional Coach I have come to discover we all need specialty care and coaching, no one’s life or life experience is the same, nor uniform. I have a deep commitment in our intake process to come along side you and discover where we might want to focus our energy in a mutual conversation.
I invite you to come with your full heart, all your confusion, your tangents, frustrations, and joy. Bring them to me and we will design a time in a coaching environment where you are in control and we create a possibility, a new way of being, and a beautiful future for you.
Here are some reoccurring themes I’ve seen in my experience working with thousands of women who share a similar journey. I hope some spark your interest and curiosity.
**You are in no way limited to selecting any of the below coaching options. Contact Andrea and apply for a free phone consultation to explore private one-on-one sessions based upon your unique needs and aspirations.
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How Does it Work?
Coaching sessions are designed for women and take place virtually. Coaching is available as one-on-one individual sessions, as a coaching program, or on retainer.
Individual Coaching Sessions: 1 session, 2 hours per session. Fee per coaching session is $500. Duration of individual sessions is established during the initial intake consultation or during the first appointment.
Coaching Programs: Purpose Focused Coaching, Dating with Devotion Coaching, The Cuckoo Syndrome Coaching, Leadership Care Coaching, or Customized Coaching (custom-tailed to fit your specific needs). Packages are structured around completing specific individual assignments in between sessions.
Program Option 1: 6 sessions, 2 hours per session for a total of 12 hours. Coaching sessions occur twice a month for 3 months. Total investment is $3000.
Program Option 2: 4 sessions for a total of 8 hours. Coaching sessions occur weekly over 1 month. Total investment is $2000.
Monthly Retainer Coaching: To a limited number of clients at a time, for a retainer of $5000 a month. This rate is in alignment with client’s having more flexibility and access to Andrea who is readily available. These engagements project 10 +/- hours a month and can end whenever the client feel their needs have been met.
Submit an application to work with Andrea here. After Andrea reviews your application and if it looks like you’d be a good fit for the program, she will reach out to you via email and schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation.
Is It Ideal for You?
1-on-1 Coaching IS ideal for you if . . .
You want a clear effective path to get unstuck and reclaim your life.
You are decisive, will communicate honestly, and want to take action to help yourself.
You reject the belief that you are a victim of life’s circumstances, you are not waiting to be rescued, and unwilling to make excuses.
You know that you are not responsible for changing someone else or fixing their problems – you are ready to focus on you.
You are open to taking risks and to new ways of thinking, being, and doing.
You are ready to do the necessary work to achieve your goals and have the courage to overcome a failure mindset.
You are willing to take personal responsibility for your healing and happiness.
You are a desiring to incorporate your faith, scripture, and deepen your relationship with God.
1-on-1 Coaching is NOT ideal if . . .
You have recently experienced a traumatic or are currently involved in an abusive relationship. During the initial couple months post-trauma, people are often too overwhelmed to be able to take in new information and use it well. We want you to be able to make the best possible use of the information and to take decisive action on your behalf while working with Andrea.
You have not yet entered therapy or a healing process of any kind to address the trauma or abuse. Those who have established qualified care and support and begun the process of healing will be better able to fully utilize coaching to transform their lives.
You are not willing to invest significant time, energy and financial resources in your transformation. Working with Andrea is an intensive immersive experience that will transform your life and relationships and requires a serious commitment of time and energy.
Coaching or Counseling?
Coaching is distinctly different from counseling and therapy. While Andrea holds the credentials of Licensed Professional Counselor, she does not provide therapeutic counseling services but instead provides a high quality and effective coaching services to clients.
Counseling is for those who are struggling with psychological problems, mental health disorders, and require a clinical diagnosis. Counseling focuses on unconscious dysfunctional behaviors, deep-seated emotions, and past issues while coaching is action oriented and helps a person get unstuck and reach their desired result.
The coaching process helps a person navigate present- moment personal, relational, and professional transitions and challenges. Coaches provide the necessary structure and accountability to help people overcome obstacles to achieve their specific goals. Coaching is a transformative process for personal and professional growth, self-discovery, and increased awareness.
Coaching should not be confused with professional mental health counseling. If a coaching client becomes emotionally unstable, depressed, overwhelmed, or unable to function, he/she is referred to a professional counselor. The coaching can continue, but the coach does not provide professional counseling.
Andrea’s 3 Phases
I believe you you have the courage to do the work, here’s how…I’ve created 3 opening conversations
Whether you are a stay-at-home mom, business executive, pastor/ministry leader, student, or retired – you’ve come to the right place. My coaching process facilitates solutions that are custom-tailored for you based upon where you are and where you want to be.
Phase 1: ACCESS
I’ve discovered a powerful truth; we don’t know ourselves by ourselves. Having a professional like me helps you see hidden things you cannot see within yourself – your blind spots. This is a common experience; it’s part of being human.
Phase 2: DEEP DIVE
Many people accept the belief that they’re “stuck” or that what they really want, personally or professionally, is not possible. I want to eradicate that false narrative.
Phase 3: TAKE ACTION
Here’s where your adventure awaits! Now that we’ve done an intense deep-dive into who you are, what inhibits you, and what you want – you can begin making decisions and commit to a path you’re excited about and bring it to pass in your life.
Professional Mental Health Counseling
Have you tried everything and continue to remain stuck?
Do you need a breakthrough?
Breakthrough Therapy Intensives are an elegant, profoundly transformative experience designed for women needing a laser-focused and accelerated approach to healing. The goal of the Intensive is to provide you with freedom that you are unable to obtain despite your best efforts and/or the counsel you have received.
Short Term Treatment for Long Term Impact
Andrea specializes in helping people experience breakthrough. She is an expert in taking an active, direct approach to help people resolve longstanding issues, or when other therapists have failed and multiple therapy sessions have proven ineffective, or when churches and faith-based communities are unable to help.
If you are interested in professional mental health counseling and live in the Northern Virginia, DC metro area please visit Andrea's private practice website, Andrea Anderson LPC, LLC & Associates, for further information and to schedule an appointment.
I'm Andrea Anderson Polk
Before we go any further, let me introduce myself... I’m a counselor, author, coach, and speaker-storyteller. I am devoted to helping you uncover hidden psychological and spiritual truths so you can experience freedom to live a more authentic and meaningful life.
Officially speaking, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor, Certified Professional Coach, and Registered Supervisor with a private practice in McLean, Virginia. I have over a decade of clinical experience helping my clients in their personal journey of healing. In addition to my professional and clinical training, to enhance my biblical knowledge, I hold a ministerial diploma and have a deep understanding of theology.
I recently published my first book: The Cuckoo Syndrome: The Secret to Breaking Free From Unhealthy Relationships, Toxic Thinking, and Self-Sabotaging Behavior, which weaves together my story and clinical experience of close attention to my clients with science, scripture, and psychology into practical, easy to understand concepts.
Today, I counsel, coach, and teach courageous women how to take control of their life and live each day with peace and purpose.
I take your time more seriously than my own. I understand the impacts of eternity and a life well-lived now.