Dr. Conrad Anderson, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., is a psychotherapist specializing in individual (adult & adolescent), couples/relationship, and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Biloxi, MS.
With over 20 years experience as a psychotherapist, and as a graduate of Tulane University, New Orleans, LA specializing in Cognitive-Behavioral (CBT), Interpersonal, and postmodern/narrative family counseling, he is currently serving as private practitioner working with a diverse spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are treatment of ANXIETY DISORDERS, DEPRESSION, POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) in both military and civilian clients, military member readjustment and post-deployment reintegration counseling, and COUPLES/RELATIONSHIP COUNSELING. Dr. Anderson also received advanced training in transformative family therapy techniques and the application of postmodern narrative and integrative/holistic "Third Wave" Behavioral Therapy (such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)).
In addition to being a prominent anxiety disorders, PTSD/Trauma, and relationship therapist, Dr. Anderson has presented at Department of Veterans Affairs national conferences in Washington, DC, taught graduate-level courses at Tulane University, New Orleans, and presented to general audiences speaking on the topics of treatment of anxiety disorders and depression.
Dr. Anderson is an interactive, brief/solution-focused therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address myriad personal life challenges, He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth and empowerment they are committed to accomplishing.
Education: Ph.D., Clinical Social Work (Tulane University, New Orleans, LA-2001); M.S.W., University of Southern Mississippi School of Social Work, 1994.
License, Certifications & Awards: Mississippi L.C.S.W., #C-3822
Additional Training: Dr. John Gottman, Advanced Marriage and Family Practitioner Training Seminar, "The Marriage Clinic", Los Angeles, CA (2003); U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Advanced Clinical Treatment Training (2007-Clearwater, FL/Bay Pines Veterans Affairs Medical Center). Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) Intensive Training conducted by Dr. Albert Ellis (Bethesda, MD, 2002); Innovative Methods in Treatment of Anxiety Disorders, conducted by Dr. David Burns (Torrance, CA, 2003); Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) (Cross-Country Seminars, Baton Rouge, LA, 2009); Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD (Mobile, AL, Cross-Country Seminars, 2007); Affairs: Overcoming Betrayal and Beyond (Cross-Country Seminars, Mobile, AL, 2009).
Professional Activities and Memberships: Member, National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Additional Training: Dr. Anderson also holds a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law (Washington, DC, 2003). He is a licensed attorney in Mississippi. Dr. Anderson utilizes his experience and expertise in family/domestic relations law, contractual obligations, tort law, interpersonal conflict resolution, collaborative divorce techniques, and mediation to inform his practice as a relationship and family therapist.
In addition, Dr. Anderson holds a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree (University of Southern Mississippi) in Special Education with a concentration in Specific Learning Disabilities, and obtained certification as a Mississippi Department of Education School Psychometrist.
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