Andrew Howard, MA, CRC, PLPC, MS, PT

Rehabilitation Counselor

Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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(314) 514-3565

Andrew is an integrative rehabilitation health counselor at the Washington University Living Well Center. His practice focuses on empowering individuals to achieve new levels of wellness through a motivational, strength-based approach. Working collaboratively with his patients, he utilizes positive psychology and counseling techniques, such as celebrating past successes and taping into emotional connections, and skill development to assist patients in accomplishing their goals. Andrew has a background in physical therapy, and has held a variety of clinical and leadership positions in the healthcare field throughout his career. In his role as a rehabilitation counselor, he is able to combine his passion for holistic wellness and caring for patients with musculoskeletal disorders and other health conditions.  

Common Diagnosis Treated

  • Obesity
  • Pain from arthritic, autoimmune and neurogenic (nervous system) sources
  • Cancer survivorship
  • Chronic pain, anxiety and depression that can occur from health issues

Common Procedures

  • Positive psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Pain neuroscience
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Solution-focused interventions
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Rational emotive behavioral therapy
  • Goal setting/accountability
  • Stress management
  • Mindfulness

Clinical Office Locations

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

MyChart Patient Portal

 

Clinical Interests

Andrew is an integrative rehabilitation health counselor at the Washington University Living Well Center. His practice focuses on empowering individuals to achieve new levels of wellness through a motivational, strength-based approach. Working collaboratively with his patients, he utilizes positive psychology and counseling techniques, such as celebrating past successes and taping into emotional connections, and skill development to assist patients in accomplishing their goals. Andrew has a background in physical therapy, and has held a variety of clinical and leadership positions in the healthcare field throughout his career. In his role as a rehabilitation counselor, he is able to combine his passion for holistic wellness and caring for patients with musculoskeletal disorders and other health conditions.

Background

Andrew earned a bachelor's degree in exercise science from Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, MO, then a master's degree in physical therapy from Des Moines University, in Des Moines, IA. He then completed a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling from Maryville University in St. Louis, MO. 

Board Certifications

  • Nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)
  • National Counselor Examination (NCE)
  • Physical Therapist

Undergraduate Degree

  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO

Graduate Degree

  • Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
  • Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling, Maryville University, St. Louis, MO

Honors and Awards

  • Alpha Eta National Honor Society
  • Megan Piontek Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Professional Societies and Organizations

  • Board Member, Missouri Rehabilitation Association - Eastern Chapter

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