DR. MARiDEL T. ANDRES, PHD, PC
Active USA Board Licensed Psychology Doctor
U.S. Military - Europe . University Professor
Spiritual Retreat Leader . First Responder
WildLife Welfare Advocate . Philanthropist
Life & CEO Coach . Public Speaker
EUROPE + USA
" Your mission in life
is where your deep joy
and the world's deep hunger meet."
Delightful Educational Experiences + Formation.
Extensive + Intensive Formal Education : EUROPE
PhD, Catholic University of Louvain. Belgium. English
Scholar, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven / KULeuven. Dutch
Legendary Mentor : Antoine VERGOTE, PHD, STD
" Inspiring The Outstanding."
KULeuven, world's oldest (Founded in 1425)
and most prestigious catholic university.
Ranks 42nd among the top universities world-wide.
Times Higher Education, 2022. Ranked 45th, 2021. Congrats, Leuvenaars.
Comprehensive Training + Work History : Europe + USA.
Plethora of Skills : "Equivalent to Seven (7) Resumes."
Multiple Skill Sets : Exceptional __ World - Class !
Commendations : U.S. Military in Europe. Physicians. Professors. Cops.
Job Recruiters. Lawyers. Pastors. CEOs. Students. Diplomats in Europe.
Psychology Doctor : Worked in Various Settings. All Ages.
US Military: Europe _ Professor: Universities _ American Seminary: Belgium.
Hospitals _ Churches _ Prison: Men _ Healthcare PSY Director _ CEO Coach.
Served thousands of patients, clients, students : USA + Europe.
Equity . Diversity . Inclusion
Volunteer ~ Pro Bono ~ Philanthropist
Dr. Andres Serves The Public Good
. POLiCE Victim Advocate : Support + Resources to Victims of Crime.
Dr. Andres, Fervent Victim Advocate. First Responder.
. State of Colorado Delta Search & Rescue : Locate people who are
lost, injured, or not living in the Colorado wilderness.
. State of Colorado Parks & Wildlife Rescue : Save Wildlife Animals.
Dr. Maridel, Forever Animal Welfare Advocate.
. Board Member : Non-Profit Board of Directors.
A community mental health center.
. American Psychological Association (APA). Founded 1892.
Join Year : 1989. Expires : December 2022. Annual Renewal.
. American College Alumni Association of KULeuven (ACAA).
U.S. Catholic Seminary in Belgium ~ Europe. Founded 1857.
. Sierra Club. "Explore, Enjoy, and Protect The Planet."
Conservation Organization. Founded 1892. Annual Renewal.
Join Year : 2009. Colorado Chapter. Expires : 2023.
. Linkedin : 2, 350 + First Degree Connections. Non - LION.
. This website : 32, 496 yearly average website visits.
5 STARS Clinical Psychology Doctor / PHD, KULeuven.
USA Patient Ratings. * * * * *
Web Reviews : DR. MARIDEL T. ANDRES
Active USA Board Licensed Doctor,
Clinical Psychology, PHD, PC.
Behavioral Health Consultant : EUROPE + USA
Current, Full, Unrestrictive : Doctor / PHD Psychology Licenses.
USA Psychology Licenses : Renewable every two years.
. State of Tennessee.
Tennessee Board of Examiners of Psychology.
Issued in November 1994. Expires July 2023.
. State of Colorado.
Colorado State Board of Psychologist Examiners / DORA.
Issued in July 1998. Expires August 2023.
"Never stop learning ~ because life never stops teaching."
Continuing Education ( CE ) Requirements.
USA Doctor / PhD, Clinical Psychology Licenses.
U.S. Psychologists are required 40 Credit Hours / CE
of Professional Development Courses and Activities every
two years : TN _ CO _ Dr. Andres did more than 40 hours.
Dr. Andres completed the following Educational Categories:
__ Community Health __ Mental Health
__ Ethics / Human Rights __ Pediatrics
__ Geriatrics __ Pharmacology
__ Management __ Psychiatry
Courses Credit Hours Completed
. Domestic and Sexual Violence 05 2021
. Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma (AHT) 1.5 2021
. Suicide Assessment and Prevention. 06 2021
. Anti-Depressant - Associated Sexual Dysfunction
. Borderline Personality Disorder. 15 2021
. Behavioral Addictions. 15 2021
. Managing and Preventing Burnout. 04 2021
. Ethics for Psychologists II. 06 2021
. Integrating Religion and Spirituality
into Counseling. 05 2021
Completed Total Credit Hours : 58.5 2021
. A Review of Psychiatric Emergencies. 10 2019
. Depression and Suicide. 15 2019
. Geriatric Failure to Thrive:
Multi - Dimensional Problem. 05 2019
. Ethics for Psychologists I. 06 2019
. Vicarious Trauma and Resilience. 15 2019
Completed Total Credit Hours : 51 2019
SCHOLAR / PHD, Clinical Psychology & Spirituality /
Psychology of Religion.
Doctor of Philosophy / Doctor of Psychology /
Dokter in de Psychologie (Dutch language)
Catholic University of Louvain. Belgium . Europe
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven / KULeuven.
Full Academic KULeuven Scholarship (8 years)
Awarded to Dr. Maridel T. Andres by
Antoine Vergote / KULeuven / King & Queen of Belgium.
Legendary Mentor : Prof. Dr. Rev. Antoine VERGOTE, STD, PHD:
"The most eminent figure in the field of psychology of religion
and a key figure in the European intellectual movements."
Pre-Doctoral PhD Clinical Psychology Internship, USA.
State Psychiatric Hospital. State of Tennessee. One Full Year.
M.A. Master of Arts, Clinical - Counseling Psychology (4 years).
Thesis: Use of Logotherapy (Meaning / Purpose in Life) in Helping the Dying.
B.A. Bachelor of Arts, Psychology (4 years).
Early education: elite private schools: German Benedictines _ U.S. Jesuits.
Member: American Psychological Association (APA). 1989 - 2022.
APA Psychologist LOCATOR : Zip Code 81501
Further KULeuven Studies : Europe.
Theology . Philosophy. 1970s - 1980s.
Psychoanalytic Formation Training and Supervision:
. Belgian School of Psychoanalysis. 1980’s (5 years). Belgium.
. Freud Clinic Psychoanalytic Training Certification. England.
Anna FREUD Child and Adolescent Center. United Kingdom.
Comprehensive Work History : EUROPE + USA.
Successful Private Practice - Europe. 1980–1984; 1986-1993
Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany. Clientele: Ages 02 to 102.
Intensive / Extensive Work Contracts / Pro Bono: Teaching, Counseling, Consulting:
In-House Psychologist / Formation Faculty / Consultant. 1979–1992.
Professor, Pastoral Counseling : for Catholic priests / seminarians.
The American College (Catholic Seminary) of KULeuven. Belgium.
Professor Doctor, Psychology : U.S. universities in Europe.
All Psychology University Courses __ Plus: Hypnosis __ Philosophy __
Marriage & Family __ Human Growth & Life Span Development __
Career Planning __ Human Relations __ Psychology of Personal Adjustment __
Alcohol & Drug Addictions __ Death & Dying __ Seasons of Life __
The University of Maryland in Europe. 1986 - 1993.
City Colleges of Chicago in Europe. 1986 - 1990.
Civilian PhD Clinical Psychologist : Teaching, Counseling, Consulting.
U.S. Military - Europe. 1986 - 1993: U.S. – N.A.T.O., Brussels.
Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE)
in Mons - Belgium __ The Netherlands __ Germany __
SOLO PRIVATE PRACTICE: Colorado, USA. 1994 – Current.
HOLISTIC PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH SERVICES. Personalized. Eclectic.
Humanistic – Existential – Psychoanalytic - Psychodynamic – Cognitive/Behavior
Integrated Body – Mind – Spirit – Service to Humanity.
Long-Term, Wide-Ranging Work Contracts. Pro-Bono. Volunteer :
- St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Delta, CO. 1994-1995. Invited to
Colorado : Dr. Andres Opened a Free Mental Health Clinic.
- St. Lucy’s Parish Community. Newport, Rhode Island. 1996.
Director of Psychology / Facility Psychologist. 1994 – Current.
Long-Term Health Care / Skilled Nursing Facilities. Multi-disciplinary Team.
Clinical Staff In–Service Trainer / Supervisor. Case Management.
Chief Psychologist: Colorado State Prison. 1997-1998. Multi-disciplinary Team. Counseling and Teaching 500 male inmates / prisoners:
State Certified Classes: Anger Management, Domestic Violence,
Problem-Solving, Cognitive-Behavioral Programs. Clinical Staff Supervisor.
State of Colorado Social Services Disability Determination Services:
DSM 4/5 Psychological Evaluations & Assessments. Mental Status Exams.
WAIS–IV / WISC Intelligence Scales. Wechsler Memory Tests.
Children _ Youth _ Adults _ Seniors _ Special Needs. 1998 – Current.
Executive – Life - Wellness COACH. The Pursuit of Excellence.
1998– Current. International and U.S. clients include: Professionals. CEOs.
Physicians. Nurses. Priests. Pastors. Cops. Ministers. Athletes. Judges.
Lawyers. Beauty Pageant Winners. Teachers. Coaches. Counselors.
Parents. Human Resources. Artists. Supervisors. Health Care Leaders.
. European Diplomats & Family. Blue Collars. TV personalities.
Criminal Justice System and Law-Enforcement. Police Staff.
Police S.W.A.T. Teams. Active Retirees. Students. Employees.
Volunteers. American Military & Families : USA + Europe.
Cowboys in "The Wild West."
. Emergency Mental Health Services. 1998 – Current.
Psychopathology : Mild __ Moderate __ Severe __
Prevention __ Diagnosis __ Treatment __ Rehabilitation __ End of Life __
Hospital Privileges : Crisis Evaluation __ Case Management __
Emergency Department _ Critical Care _ Acute Care _ Birthing Unit _
Psychology Topics. Newspaper Interview : Health & Wellness.
"Positive Aging" ___ “A Quiet Miracle - Resilience : 9-11”
Melita Theologica. Vol. XL No. 1. 1989
Prayer as a Lived Relationship . A Psychological Study.
International, Public & Inspirational Speaker:
USA & Europe. 1986 – Current.
Spiritual Retreats / Meditations Leader. USA + Europe.
Comprehensive Psychological & Spiritual HealthCare for All in Need.
Comprehensive and Pluralistic Themes :
Non - Sectarian . Secular . Religious
THEMES : General __ Non - Religious __ Non - Christian __
Non - Denominational __ Ecumenical __ Christian __ Protestant __
Anglican / Episcopalian __ Roman Catholic __ Eastern Orthodox __
Client's Personal Choice __ Trust + Team / Community Building __
Personalized : Various Religious / Spiritual Communities.
. Priests _ Pastors _ Religious _ Seminarians _ Deacons & Spouses _
Youth & Family Life Ministers __ U.S. Military Chaplains in Europe _
Protestant, Episcopalian, Catholic, Ecumenical, Non-Denominational.
Customized : General / Non - Religious / Business / Service Groups.
. First Responders _ Law - Enforcement _ Health Care Providers _
. Schools _ Churches _ Businesses _ Nursing Homes _ Hospitals _
Government Agencies _ Corporations ( big or small ) _
Meditations Facilitator : Individual _ Groups _
Europe & USA. 1980s – Current. Non - Sectarian.
Meditation Themes : CHRISTIAN . NON - CHRISTIAN . GENERAL.
Stewardship & Global Community . Amazing Grace.
St. John’s “Dark Night of The Soul." Ecstasy (not the street-drug ! )
Beauty of Nature. Athletic Bliss. Mysticism. TRUE Love.
Eudaimonia. Altiora Peto. Sedes Sapientiae ~ Seat of Wisdom.
An Awakening ... and a Lived / Living Relationship ... with
Self __ Others __ World __ and The Ultimate Reality (God).
SUCCESS … the gradual realization of a worthy Ideal.
Achieving: Good Health _ Meaning / Purpose _ Love _ Wisdom _ Joy !
Counseling. Psychotherapy. Diagnoses. Consults. 1998 - Current.
Children. Adolescents. Adults. Seniors. Individuals. Couples.
Marriages. Families. Diverse Groups / Communities. The Gifted.
Effective Management of Dr. Andres' coined acronym D A D A A S :
Depression Anxiety Destructive Behaviors Anger Addictions Stress
Life Transitions. Grief. Pet / Job Loss. Divorce. Fiscal Well-Being.
Self-Esteem. Addictions: Food, Sex, Gambling, Alcohol, Drugs. PTSD.
Relationships. Domestic Violence. Loneliness – Intimacy – Sexuality.
Religious Vocations. Careers. Retirement. Military Lifestyle. Special Needs.
Executive - Corporate - Staff Training: Effective Leadership. Positive Team Work.
Psychology + Behavior of Health. 1998 – Current.
Motivation. Healthy Weight Loss & Management. Wellness. Vitality !
Volunteer: Sheriff / Police : Victim Advocate.
State of Colorado Parks & Wild Life Rescue Team.
FUN in Progress .......
Seven Continents Marathoner . Endurance Athlete
Done (5) : Africa _ North America _ Europe _ Latin America _ Asia: Himalayas _
Bucket-List (2) : Antarctica _ Oceana : New Zealand _
Law-Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Runs :
Police Team. Grand Junction, State of Colorado.
USA Nationality / Citizenship. World Citizen at Heart.
Speaks English. Native language. Full Proficiency.
Speaks Dutch / Flemish. West Germanic language.
Tested I.Q. Very Superior Intelligence. Dean's List.
U.S. Standardized Battery of Psychological Measurements:
Intelligence Tests, Projective, Aptitude, Personality Scales, etc.
. Popular + Trusted : Student Leader.
Voted by fellow university students . Well-liked by Administrators.
Consistently Elected President : Student Governments.
. First Woman Elect - President.
International Doctoral / PHD Students' Association.
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven / KULeuven. Belgium ~ Europe.
S P E C i A L T Y :
Extremely Diverse Clientele, Cultures, Demographics
Clinical, counseling, teaching, supervision & consulting experience in
USA & Europe in heterogeneous settings: University and U.S. Military -
Europe. American Seminary. Criminal Justice System & Law-Enforcement.
Hospital: Crisis Evaluation / Case Management. Corporate, Military,
Religious LEADERSHIP and STAFF Training, Positive Team-Building.
U.S. Licensed Health Care Provider : Long-Term Health Care Facilities.
Some Favorite Quotes ..... "Life is short.
We have never too much time
for gladdening the hearts of those
traveling this dark journey with us.
Oh, be swift to love,
make haste to be kind."
Henri Frederic Amiel (1821 - 1881). Swiss Philosopher, Critic, Poet.
The glory of God is a human being fully alive. Irenaeus, 130-202 AD
FORTE. Dr. Andres' Seven (7) Psychology Specialties
CLINICAL and COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY.
PSYCHOLOGY of RELIGION and SPIRITUALITY.
U.S. MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY.
INTERNATIONAL / EUROPEAN PSYCHOLOGY.
PSYCHOLOGY of ADULT DEVELOPMENT and AGiNG.
Psychology, LAW - ENFORCEMENT, CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
PSYCHOLOGY of HEALTH, WELLNESS, FITNESS.
<<<<< FUN "Trivia" >>>>>
Various Experiences ..... Awe _ Well-Being _ Joy !
Mens sana in corpore sano . Altiora peto
Dr. Maridel enjoys: Beauty of nature _ warmth of noble friendships _ laughter.
animal welfare _ tennis _ art _ plays classic guitar _ martial arts _ yoga _ ecology _
writing _ Avid Reader, Books : classical philosophy, world history, cultural anthropology,
theology, holistic medicine, biography of great people, literature, travel, prose & poetry, psychoanalysis, nature, spirituality, wildlife, criminal justice system, law - enforcement,
classic films based on books, song writing. Peak Performance in Endurance Sports :
Healthy Lifestyle, Nutrition _ Good Sleep _ Rest _ Motivation _ Positive Mind-Set _ Vitality !
_ Public Speaking _ Facilitating Spiritual Retreats _ Fellowship _ Solitude _
Continuing Education Requirements. USA Psychology Doctor Licenses :
Forty (40) Credit Hours of Professional Development activities and courses
every two years. Do more than 40 hours. Useful, fun, and refreshing.
World-Adventures / Ultra Marathons / Races : Seven (7) Continents.
Done (5) : Africa . Asia . North America . Europe . Central America
Bucket - List (2) : Oceana ~ New Zealand / Australia . Antarctica !
Enjoyable / Challenging Runs : Mt. Everest, Himalayas _ Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa _
African Safari, Hot-Air Balloon Ride / Serengeti Annual Migration _ African Orphanage.
Dance with Maasai Warriors: traditional red robes & spears _ Panama, Latin America.
The Original Marathon, Athens, GREECE _ Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon, ALASKA.
Holy Land Pilgrimage, ISRAEL : Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Sea of Galilee, Wall of Prayer,
Garden of Gethsemane, Floating in the Dead Sea, Tomb of Lazarus, Masada, Mount Tabor, etc.
Led by famous New Testament Theologian / Scholar / Author, Prof. Dr. Raymond F. Collins.
Music : classic, opera, rock __ Volunteer __ Play __ Pro Bono Psychology Service.
Belgian Chocolates __ Belgische Frietjes __ races fun + powerful red Corvette.
cheering NASCAR, IndyCar Racing, OLYMPiCS __ beautiful mountains / trails : Colorado.
Magnificent, clear, warm - cool, azure blue ... Mediterranean Sea
and delicious cuisines from different mediterranean countries : ancient & rich cultures,
many languages, various healthy lifestyles, beautiful marine wildlife, friendly + lively people,
great universities, lovely architecture / art / music / literature, diverse religions / spiritualities.
Cares for handsome & smart RescueCat _ meditation _ feeds pretty but hungry Wild Birds.
Hikes with gorgeous, super intelligent, athletic, young, loyal, strong but always gentle,
champion bloodline, high energy, happy, playful English Cream Golden Retriever.
When I grow up, I want to be just like our adorable English Golden Retriever !
Ignatian Spirituality : " Finding God in All Things." Spiritual Discernment.
Fun Badass Dream Car <> Ferrari Super Fast 812 Rosso Corsa (Racing Red)
Hanging out with kind people ... with "pure hearts."
GAZiNG ... meditating, almost daily ..... for many happy years :
at our magnificent Leuven Town Hall, Belgium ~ Europe
and at our beautiful Colorado National Monument, USA.
" doing nothing " __ just being __ moments of creative silence ...
niksen. Dutch Lifestyle. German.
" Tell me,
what is it you plan to do
with your one wild
and precious life ? " Mary Oliver.
7 Continent Marathons
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