Nely Meza-Andrade, LMFT

Senior Program Director, Phoenix Academy


Nely Meza Andrade, LMFT, Senior Program Director at Phoenix Academy at Lake View Terrace has joined Phoenix House as Director of Mental Health in July 2017 and was promoted to her current role in October 2018. She oversees all residential, outpatient and wraparound services at the Academy and earlier was responsible for mental health, family services, and outpatient programs. She also manages her private practice as psychotherapist. Prior to joining Phoenix House, Ms. Meza Andrade worked as Director of Programs and Quality Assurance for SPIRITT Family Services in San Gabriel Valley for almost eight years, LMFT therapist at Eisner Health for two years, and for other behavioral health organizations.

She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, holds a MBA degree from Mount Saint Mary’s University (2012), Master’s of Science in Counseling (MFT) from San Francisco State University (2008),  and Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from California State University-Los Angeles. She is fully bilingual in Spanish and trained in many evidence-based approaches.