Andrea Hendricks, PhD


Andrea Hendricks, PhD

Dr. Hendricks has been in Private Practice in Birmingham Alabama for the past three years. Read below for more information on education and past clinical positions. Dr. Hendricks also teaches part time at UAB and has 3 children.


BA: Sonoma State University

MA: The University of South Dakota

PhD: The University of South Dakota

Past Clinical Experience

Private Psychotherapy Practice 

San Francisco, CA
Individual and couples counseling for a wide range of clients. Specializations: Eating and weight disorders, pain management, medical illness
Center for thoughtful Weight Loss, San Francisco, CA. Individual and group cognitive behavioral therapy for weight loss.
Clinical Post-Doctoral Fellow, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA. Performed psychological evaluations, consultations, and individual therapy within the medical setting, specifically in radiation oncology, cardiac rehabilitation, cystic fibrosis, and palliative care.

Duke University Medical Center Pain and Palliative Care. Performed psychological evaluations, individual therapy, and biofeedback sessions for patients with chronic pain, chronic illness, and those being evaluated for spinal cord stimulator surgery or chronic opioid management. 

Structure House. This is a residential weight loss facility. Duties included creating and presenting lectures, motivational interviewing, and group therapy. Focused on psychological components of obesity and weight loss, and diabetes. 

Duke University Medical CenterBariatric Surgery. Performed pre-operation psychological evaluations. Lead pre- and post operative group therapy sessions and individual therapy. Created and gave lectures on psychological components of weight loss and maintaining healthy behaviors. 

Psychological Services Center, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. Provided outpatient therapy, intelligence and personality assessments.                                              
Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health Services
Yankton, SD. Administered assessments for disability determination and court ordered psychological evaluations including intelligence and personality testing, provided individual therapy in an outpatient setting, and administered intake interviews to outpatient clients.  

Community Counseling Services, Huron, SD.
Conducted assessments for disability determination, court services and vocational rehabilitation, and provided individual therapy for outpatient clients.  

Bradfield Leary Center, Huron, SD.  Provided individual therapy for severely and persistently mentally ill (SPMI) clients on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.