Family Medicine Residency Program

Andrea Karsh, LCSW, BCD

Director of Outpatient Behavioral Sciences

Biography

Andrea (Andie) Karsh, LCSW, BCD is the Director of Outpatient Behavioral Sciences at our UPMC St. Margaret Family Health Centers. She enjoys teaching behavioral health by co-precepting in clinic, consulting as a member of the Integrated Behavioral Health Team, direct teaching through video recording and review, didactic lectures, consulting with the Resident Wellness Committee, Balint and Support Groups, Multidisciplinary Team Meetings and facilitating prenatal and post partum baby classes.

She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work and worked previously as a public health nurse. Ms. Karsh is also a Core Somatics practitioner with interests in body/mind wellness and mindfulness which is also an integral part of her private practice. Ms. Karsh thoroughly enjoys time with her husband and two grown children as well as reading, kayaking, hiking and photography.