Life Coaching

Andrew J. Billups, Psy.D. provides life coaching and positive psychology services for individuals who under-function in personal, business, and academic endeavours for reasons they cannot fully recognize or address successfully. Stated simply, in their current way of being in the world, they lanquish rather than flourish. Positive psychology offers a model for change.

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Andrew J. Billups, Psy. D.

Andrew J. Billups, PsyD is a clinical psychologist, who provides psychotherapy services to individuals and couples who view themselves as damaged and who desire help in achieving greater normalcy in their lives so that they experience the good health they once enjoyed. A description of these psychotherapy services is available at

He also practices positive psychology and coaching for individuals who do not view themselves as sick or mentally ill, but are in a state of mediocrity and want to move toward a greater sense of fulfillment and actualization of their potential. Positive psychology clients sometimes say, “I have languished for years, and I would prefer to flourish.” A description of these services is available at

Dr. Billups provides both psychotherapy and positive psychology services in-person. The positive psychology services can also be provided via telephone, Skype, and ">FaceTime.

Education and Training:

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology in Norfolk, Virginia

Internship in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Behavioral Medicine from the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk, Virginia

Master of Science in Applied Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia

Bachelor of Science from King University in Bristol, Tennessee

Postdoctoral study at the Institute for Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia

Advanced Postdoctoral study in clinical hypnosis under the auspices of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis

Professional Affiliations:

Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists

American Society of Clinical Hypnosis


Dr. Billups has practiced in a variety of public and private settings and has taught at various colleges and universities in Tidewater Virginia. He also teaches continuing education courses.

He has an interest in blues guitar and aviation.

He, his wife, and their rescue dogs make their home in White Stone, Virginia.