True North Psychological Services Team Andrea Cook

Andrea Cook

MA, Registered Psychologist

Andrea Cook is a Registered Psychologist with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology. She established Waldegrove Psychological Services in October 2003 and amalgamated with True North Psychological Services in Halifax in April 2017. Andrea received her Masters of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology from McGill University in 2003.

Andrea has worked in a variety of settings including Dalhousie University Counselling Services, Department of National Defence, Montreal Children’s Hospital’s Adolescent Day Treatment Program (Internship), Newfoundland and Labrador youth correctional services, and private practice. Andrea was a part-time faculty member at Saint Mary’s University teaching Adolescent Development and Personality; Normal Abnormal from 2004-2010, and the chair of the APNS’ Post-Trauma Services Committee from 2005 to 2008.

Andrea’s areas of interest/specialties include:

  • DND, veterans, and first responders
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder
  • Work-related stress/burnout
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Emotional, physiological, and cognitive regulation
  • Family of origin and relationship issues

She enjoys combining evidence based approaches such as cognitive-behavioural therapy with more Eastern philosophies, reflecting a holistic treatment style. She believes in a collaborative and supportive approach to therapy.