What I Will Be Doing
While in Puerto Rico we will be working to assist in hurricane relief efforts with both health care and construction crews. Potential construction projects while in the country include solar panel installation at clinics, provision of medical services at a shelter, and demolition at a clinic or housing.
A Little About Andra Ferguson
Dr. Andra Ferguson has been an out-patient therapist since 2007 and was an adolescent therapist, in an inpatient acute care setting for ten years, prior. She received a BS degree in the field of Dentistry from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and currently practices as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She received an MS degree in Clinical Psychology and an MS degree in Counseling Psychology from Central Missouri State University. She completed her supervision and licensure requirements at Royal Oaks Hospital and currently practices as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received a Ph.D. in Health Psychology from Walden University. She currently teaches graduate and undergraduate students in programs for dentistry and psychology. Dr. Ferguson has been a member of the IMET/UMICPT team since 2003 and is also on the board for IMET. She has given presentations on a variety of trauma-related topics to professionals in Istanbul, Turkey; Islamabad, Karachi, Khaki Village, Kashmir, Pakistan; Joplin, MO; New Orleans, LA; Butare, Kigali, Rwanda; and many other locations in the United States.