Andrea Merg, M.S.
Andrea Merg, M.S., is an advanced doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at Fielding Graduate University. Her prior practicum work included crisis counseling and anger management with adolescents. She also worked as a behavior therapist. Ms. Merg’s interests include forensic psychological evaluation and psychotherapy for individuals involved with the criminal justice system. She has special interests in work with parents involved in the criminal justice system and in the mental health and reintegration of individuals released from incarceration. Ms. Merg has conducted research on women’s experience of birth and she has participated in research pertaining to mothering experiences among women with serious mental illness. Her interest in corrections and forensic assessment led her to Dr. Grounds’ practice.