Andria Soderquist, LMSW/CSW
Andria been a part of the RCR family in some capacity since its founding in 2008 – first as a youth coach, then as a licensed therapist. Fascinated by the science of behavior and driven by a desire to help others, Andria obtained a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Utah State University in 2019, followed by a master’s degree in social work from the University of Houston in 2021.
She dedicated a year’s worth of volunteer hours to CAPSA, a shelter for survivors of domestic violence, often acting as the first point of contact for individuals in desperate need of assistance, followed by a year of internship with the Fort Bend Child Advocacy Center as a youth and family trauma advocate. Prior to her return to RCR, Andria served as a therapist at Montgomery County Women’s Center, yet another center for survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault.
As a long-standing member of the Re-Creation Retreat family, Andria sees the value of residential treatment facilities and strives to help each and every student to recognize their worth and overcome their weaknesses. In addition to her duties at RCR, Andria is employed by Kane County Jail as a group counselor and individual therapist, where she works tirelessly to fulfill her professional goal of rehabilitating individuals who have committed sexual and domestic violence offenses in order to help break the cycle of violence.
Andria is fully trained in EMDR – eye movement desensitization reprocessing.