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Mike Andorka, PhD

Mike Andorka, PhD

Steve Hicks School of Social Work
School of Nursing
Dell Medical School

PhD in Counseling Psychology, University of Akron
Licensed Psychologist, Texas

Mike Andorka (pronouns: he/him) is a Psychologist in the Counselors in Academic Residence (CARE) Program, a program that provides mental health services in academic offices to facilitate students' academic and life goals. He is enthusiastic about serving these roles as he has a passion for “helping helpers.”

From a clinical perspective, Mike stems from an eclectic theoretical orientation. His interventions include techniques from feminist, interpersonal, cognitive-behavioral, multicultural, and critical pedagogy rooted in a strong therapeutic alliance. He specifically enjoys working with LGBTQIA students and students of color. He also has clinical experience working with survivors of interpersonal trauma, alcohol and drug moderation/recovery, eating/body image concerns.

CARE Clinical Services

  • Students may be referred by a staff or faculty member, they may also self-refer by contacting Mike.
  • Counselors will assess student needs and offer appropriate services (e.g. short-term counseling, case management and crisis intervention, groups).

Trainings and Workshops

  • Offered to students and staff
  • Topics vary (e.g. stress management, test anxiety, assisting student in distress)
  • Consultation

    • Available to consult one-on-one and in meetings/groups. Please contact me for more information.

    Steve Hicks School of Social Work

    SSW 3.116B
    (512) 471-8148
    Please leave a message.

    School of Nursing/Dell Medical School

    NUR 2.408
    (512) 232-4701
    Please leave a message.

    For more information about mental health services on campus: cmhc.utexas.edu



    CARE Staff

    Click on the links below to access more information about our team.


    Laura Dannenmaier, LCSW
    CMHC Assistant Director for CARE
    Steve Hicks School of Social Work


    Aaron Evans, LPC
    College of Liberal Arts


    Toby Leblanc, LPC-S
    McCombs School of Business
    Jackson School of Geosciences


    Danie White, LPC, LMFT
    School of Undergraduate Studies
    College of Education


    Nathan A. Langfitt, LPC
    College of Fine Arts
    School of Nursing/Dell Medical School


    Abby Simpson, LCSW
    School of Architecture
    Moody College of Communication


    Jeni Wade, LCSW
    Cockrell College of Engineering


    Andrea Ortega
    College of Natural Sciences


    For more information about the CARE Program contact:
    Laura Dannenmaier, LCSW (512) 475-6914






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