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Andrew Amick, MA
Registered Associate MFT
Andrew is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (#121201) originally from the Mojave Desert, CA who specializes in anxiety, depression, identity, sexuality, self-esteem, substance use, and professional burnout. His clients enjoy an individualized, thoughtful and holistic approach that incorporates elements of depth psychology, psychodynamic practices, postmodern theories along with CBT, DBT, and attachment-based and EFT (Emotional-Focus Therapy) skills. Andrew’s practice focuses on LGBTQIA+ millennials, teens and young adults, young parents, social activists and educators, artists and creatives, spiritually-curious people, and transition-phase youth and adults.
Chelsie Norton, MA
Registered Associate MFT
Chelsie is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (#119742) specializing in non-abstinence-based substance use and spiritual and depth psychology. She has a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University and a Bachelor’s in Social Work from CalState LA. She has worked as both a case manager and mental health therapist for underserved children, teenagers and their families in Los Angeles. Chelsie offers her patients an open, non-judgment and practical approach to improving their overall quality of life. She is an advocate for non-traditional relationships and values the importance of integration of transpersonal and altered state experiences. She has spent many years volunteering in several harm reduction capacities including co-creating and facilitating a support group for non-abstinence-based substance use and mental health support. Chelsie works as a night attendant on the FDA- approved Phase 3 MDMA clinical trials.
Bryan Griffith, Business Administration
Bryan Griffith brings decades of professional experience in corporate training, small business management, and hospitality to the NEST administrative team. Bryan was introduced to the harm reduction community in 2015 at Burning Man and has been committed to providing safe spaces and harm reduction services to events, parties and communities large and small. Bryan manages the logistical operations for NEST’s community outreach and public events. He also works as a night attendant on the MAPS phase 3 clinical trial utilizing MDMA to treat treatment resistant PTSD. An artist, creator and enthusiast at heart, Bryan is a warm and welcoming presence at NEST.
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