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Andrew Kritovich

Ukrainian Community Center of Washington
Clinical Consultant
Andrew Kritovich was born in Lviv, Ukraine and came to the USA as a refugee in 1999 together with his family. He holds a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwest University. He is Licensed Mental Health Therapist and holds qualifications of Geriatric Mental Health Specialist and Ethnic Minority Mental Health Specialist. Andrew is elected as a Commissioner of King County Immigrant and Refugee Commission.
Andrew has more than 25 years of experience working in a variety of settings focusing on mental health counseling, client advocacy and community empowerment for refugees, immigrants, older adults, minority populations, inmates of the penitentiary system, individuals without permanent housing, victims of domestic violence, people struggling with substance abuse, and other vulnerable populations.
Since 2009 Andrew conducted workshops on variety of topics on Immigration, Refugee and Asylum issues, Mental Health, Older Adult Care, Child Development for School Districts in the State of Washington, King County Library Systems, Goodwill, State of Maryland Social Workers’ Project, Red Cross in Zagreb, Croatia, International Health Committee in Kyiv, Ukraine.
In 2016 Andrew took part in the European Union’s meeting at Athens, Greece to create best practices for health screening of migrants. For seven years Andrew held a Program Director position at RefugeeNW Behavioral Health, the program of Lutheran Community Services NW. For the last three years, he held an Adjunct faculty position at the College of Social and Behavioral Science, Northwest University. Also, he was a Deputy Executive director at Ukrainian Community Center of Washington where he currently holds a title of Clinical Consultant.
Working for many years with clients of different ethnic, religious and racial backgrounds, Andrew has developed a sensitive multicultural approach in addressing needs of refugee and immigrant communities. He is fluent in Ukrainian, Russian and English.