Meet Your Therapists

The Made Well Center for Wholeness has a team of passionate and driven individuals ready to help you achieve optimal wellness. Our team maintains a high level of integrity, confidentiality, wisdom & discernment, as well as desire to see sustainable change for our clients. Read below to learn more about each therapist and their specialties.

Buffy Andrews, MSW, LCSW, RYT200, CPT

Position:   Owner, Therapist, Yoga Instructor
Experience:   7 years
Email:  buffy@madewellcenter.org
Phone:   910.240-4473

Biography:

Buffy Andrews has lived in the Wilmington, NC for the past 7 years. She has worked for Child Advocacy & Parenting Place, worked at Coastal Horizons Center as an Intensive In-Home team Lead therapist, outpatient therapy in Pender County Schools, and is now working in private practice (at the Made Well Center, hellooo).

 

Buffy works WITH the client to identify what works for them, while educating them and empowering them with tools, skills, and coping mechanisms.
Buffy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and is trained in EMDR, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based treatments, has 200hr Yoga Training, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, has studied under Bessel Van Der Kolk’s trauma trainings, anxiety reduction, and Gottman Method Couples & Relationship Counseling.

Buffy loves working with young adults, adults, and couples who have experienced trauma, anxiety, or difficulty in relationship.

 

“I believe we are made well, and I believe we’ve been given the right tools and skills, we just sometimes need a little community, need a little education & encouragement, and need a little practical help to get back to this original state of paradise.”

Brittany Patterson, LCSW

Position:   Therapist
Experience:   13 years
Phone:   910.240-4473

Biography:

 

Brittany moved to Wilmington, NC from Boston, MA eight years ago. She received her Masters of Social Work from Simmons University and has been working as a clinician in various settings for thirteen years. Brittany is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Therapist) who specializes in treating trauma, familial issues, parenting skills work, mood disorders, and anxiety/depression.

Some of Brittany’s specialties include doing work with somatic/sensorimotor trauma processing, and loves incorporating mindfulness practices into therapy. Brittany is committed to making sure no one is invisible and sees mental health treatment as a way of strengthening the broken places until people feel WHOLE again.

She also has many talents including dance through her studies of Ballet and Modern dance in Purchase, NY. Sometimes she likes to include body work into the therapy practice as well. She loves working with adults, particularly parents, as well as adolescents and families to help heal relationships. 

Aubrie Robinson, Counselor in Training (CIT)

Position:   Counselor in training for LPC
Experience:   1 year
Phone:   910.240-4473

Biography:

 

Aubrie was born and raised in Texas but moved to North Carolina when her husband was stationed here by the Marine Corps. Aubrie’s path to become a counselor was different than most. She attended Texas A&M University where she completed her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Master’s in Business Management. In college, Aubrie came to realize her passion for people through her time mentoring younger girls, volunteering at a safe house for sex trafficking victims, caring for teenage girls as a camp counselor, and serving in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya on a summer mission trip. After college, Aubrie moved forward with becoming a Certified Public Accountant. After working in the accounting industry for four years, Aubrie decided to step out and begin pursuing her passion of walking alongside people through the joys and hardships that life brings, ultimately towards greater health and wellness.

Aubrie is currently working on her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling through Liberty University with the end goal of obtaining her LPC (licensed professional counselor). In her clinical training thus far, Aubrie has experience working with children, adolescents and adults. Aubrie considers it an honor to walk alongside of those that are hurting, working together toward healing through whole-hearted and well-balanced living. She believes each person is unique and therapy should be tailored to fit their specific needs. She also offers integration of Christian counseling into the therapeutic process upon request.

If you’d like to meet with Aubrie, she is available for self-pay clients at only $30 per session since she is still training. Aubrie is a very discerning individual, and offers a plethora of life-experiences and knowledge to most situations.

Learn More About The Made Well Center’s Services

The Made Well Center offers online therapy services for anyone struggling to find the time for therapy, anyone suffering extreme anxious distress related to socialization, individuals struggling to find childcare for them to make it to therapy, or for anyone who just wants the comfort of counseling in their jammies. Learn more.

Outpatient counseling and therapy is a great place to receive safe support and guidance from a licensed clinician to help you identify and make steps towards identifying root causes to pain and suffering, changing thoughts & behavior patterns that leave you feeling stuck, and learning how to communicate with yourself, and those around you. Learn more.

As a Certified Personal Trainer focused on wellness, Buffy Andrews offers group and private yoga classes, personal training, and group fitness. Learn more.

We offer retreats and workshops throughout the year on various topics. Some will be fun creative outlets, some will simply be a nice relaxing time away from daily stressors, and some will be continuing education courses for other Mental Health Professionals in the community. Learn more.

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The Made Well Center for Wholeness in Wilmington, NC helps bridge the gaps between health and despair. This is a wellness center that gives back. By coming to receive counseling/treatment here, you support the healing process for someone who may not normally be able to afford such luxuries.

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