Andre R. Fields, Ph.D., LLP

Associate Professor/Counselor
Andre Fields, Ph.D., LLP
(616) 234-4130

(He/Him)

Limited Licensed Psychologist

Education: Grand Rapids Community College (A.A.), Grand Valley State University (B.S.), Western Michigan University (M.A., Ph.D., Counseling Psychology)

Professional Interest: Stress management, anxiety, depression relationship issues, race-related issues

Therapeutic Approach: My approach to counseling merges client-centered therapy with cognitive behavioral strategies. I believe that counseling is an effective platform for producing within an individual; a system of thinking, feeling, and behaving that will empower a person to overcome the personal, familial, and societal challenges they may be encountering on their life journey. 

Personal Interests: Music, stock market, writing

Courses Taught

CLS 100 Introduction to College: New Student Experience

Publications

1. The Psychology of Racism: The Psychological Evolution of the Black Male

2. Journey to the American Dream: A 21-Day Survival Guide for Overcoming Racism

3. The 55 Golden Rules: Mentoring Black Male Students One Step at a Time

4. The 21-LAWS of eRACISM Vol I: Unlearning Inferiority (A Brief Manual for Black Americans)

5. The 21 LAWS of eRACISM Vol II: Unlearning Superiority (A Brief Manual for White Americans)

6. The 21-LAWS of eRACISM Vol III. Learning Racial Intelligence (A Brief Manual for All Americans)

7. eRACISM: The Complete Set (Volumes 1-3)

8. CANT CULTURE: The Social Engineering of Black Male Failure and a Solution to the Problem

9. The EPS Model: Building a Mentoring Program for Black Male Students (A Step-by-Step Guide)

10. The Spectacular Spectacle: The Invisible Gears of Systemic Discrimination

11. The Bully Named Racism (A Childrens Storybook)

12. The Art and Science of American Racism: A Visual Storybook for Teens and Adults

13 . GOD: An Unauthorized Psychoanalysis

Current Research

1. Black American Females: Once data has been gathered from 1000 subjects, the data will be used to inform the development of a therapeutic model for empowering Black American females.

2. Bi-Racial Americans: Once data has been gathered from 1000 subjects, the data will be used to inform the development of a therapeutic model for empowering Bi-Racial Americans.

Future Publications

1. The Psychology of Racism Volume II.  Faith, Fathers, and Famine: The Psychological Evolution of the Black Female

2. The Psychology of Racism Volume III. A Rock and a Hard Place: The Psychological Evolution of the Bi-Racial American 

YouTube Channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDvBsR1gOnrSVtDeU3C8g2Q/featured

Community Outreach

The Talented 10th: A Black Male Leadership Program