Dr. Andrea (Andi) Clements

Dr. Andrea (Andi) Clements is a professor in the Department of Psychology at East Tennessee State University and Associate Director of Research Design and Implementation at the ETSU Ballad Health Strong BRAIN Institute. She is also President of Uplift Appalachia, a nonprofit focused on equipping local churches to support people who live with addictions. Her main areas of research are religiosity, health, and trauma responsiveness, particularly focusing on addiction. She has developed, delivered, and studied trainings for varied audiences around trauma-responsiveness, ACEs science, and resilience-building for the past several years.