Andrea Metcalf, LSCSW, LCSW

Preferred Name: Andi

EMDR Trainer

About Me

Given her own challenging experiences with fertility, loss, and parenting a micro-preemie after a long NICU stay, Andi is dedicated to ensuring parents with children with medical complexities thrive. She knows it’s possible! She affords parents the opportunity to connect, be heard, and process their stories and struggles to heal.

Education & Experience

Andi is a clinically licensed social worker with over 12 years of experience in the mental health field. She has her Certificate of Completion in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, as well as Advanced Perinatal Mental Health Psychotherapy, through Postpartum Support International. She completed a 12-hour intensive perinatal training with Karen Kleiman, LCSW, through the Postpartum Stress Center. Andi is trained in EMDR and is in the process of becoming certified in EMDR for perinatal mental health. She has supported families during hospital admissions following birth, neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) stays, emergency services, inpatient mental health, intensive outpatient mental health (IOP), and private outpatient therapy. On behalf of The March of Dimes, Andi managed the NICU Family Support Program at St. Luke’s Hospital. She served on the Family Staff Advisory Council for the Intensive Care Nursery at Children’s Mercy Hospital and presented on Family Centered Care at the 2nd Annual Regional Neonatal Conference hosted by Children’s Mercy. In 2023, she will be providing therapy to families at the Overland Park Regional NICU.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDRIA Postpartum Support International

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Veterans/Military

Language

  • English