About Drew Amend, LMSW, CHT


Drew Amend, LMSW, CHT

Drew was born and raised here in Wichita and is a graduate of both Wichita State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and graduate from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio Texas with his master’s in social work. Drew has worked with hundreds of local Wichita residents in resolving issues in the context of hypnotic interventions.


Drew is a certified member of the International Association of Counselors & Therapists (IACT), and a graduate of the Hypnosis Motivation Institute (HMI) the first federally accredited school of hypnosis in the country. In addition to his credentials as a qualified hypnotherapist, he is also a Kansas Licensed Social Worker.


He is experienced and trained in crisis intervention, suicide prevention, family systems theories, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). He is now also expanding his training and clinical experience in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and is known for quickly establishing a strong therapeutic alliance with his clients using a person-centered approach.