Andrea Mantilla, MS, RMHCI
Andrea Mantilla is a bilingual (English/Spanish) Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern. Ms. Mantilla specializes in working with children and adolescents who are experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, behavioral disruption and life transitions, such as a parent's divorce. She has extensive training in play therapy techniques and incorporates them with a client-centered approach, tailoring each therapeutic experience to fit the client’s particular needs. Ms. Mantilla also enjoys helping parents, empowering them with knowledge and tools to navigate various parenting concerns with a positive discipline framework focused on fostering and nurturing parent-child relationships. She believes her life’s purpose is to guide families into raising emotionally intelligent children and adolescents that will later on become emotionally healthy adults.
Ms. Mantilla attended the University of Colorado, Boulder, where she earned a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Education and Spanish. During her undergraduate studies, she worked in various Boulder Valley schools where she mentored children and adolescents. Ms. Mantilla continued her education at Nova Southeastern University, where she earned a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling. Prior to Turning Point, she worked at St. Alban’s Child Enrichment Center, providing individual and group therapy for children and families. Currently, Andrea is pursuing a second Master’s degree in Integrative Humanistic Psychotherapy at Instituto Galene of Madrid, Spain. Ms. Mantilla is very grateful to be part of the Turning Point team.