Andrew J. Billups, PsyD is a clinical psychologist, who provides psychotherapy services to adults, adolescents, and couples who view themselves as damaged and who desire help in achieving normalcy in their lives. The objective is to help patients experience the good health they once enjoyed. A description of these services is available at oysterpointpsychological.com.
He also practices positive psychology and coaching for individuals who, generally speaking, do not consider themselves to be sick or mentally ill, but are in a state of normalcy and want to move toward a greater sense of fulfillment and actualization of their potential. Positive psychology clients sometimes say, “I have languished for years, and I would prefer to flourish.” A description of coaching and positive psychology services is available at chesapeakecoaching.com.
Education and Training:
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology in Norfolk, Virginia
Internship in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Behavioral Medicine from the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk, Virginia
Master of Science in Applied Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia
Bachelor of Science from King University in Bristol, Tennessee
Postdoctoral study at the Institute for Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia
Advanced study in clinical hypnosis under the auspices of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Dr. Billups has practiced in a variety of public and private settings and has taught at various colleges and universities in Tidewater Virginia. He has taught continuing education classes for mental health professionals.
He has an interest in aviation and blues guitar.
He and his wife and their rescue dogs make their home in White Stone, Virginia.