Gwilym N. H. Roddick, LCSW
Narrative of Services:
Seventy-five percent of his clients present with OCD and related disorders.
Gwilym specializes in treating substance use disorders and other addictive behaviors along with anxiety. Due to his extensive training, research, and experience, he is uniquely qualified to assess how psychological issues such as OCD or PTSD interfere with substance abuse and addiction treatment. He uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to address these problems concurrently. In addition, he employs other evidence-based treatments including Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) using the Inhibitory Learning Approach, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR). He is one of the few practitioners in New York City who utilizes Evidence-based Interventions for addictions.
OCD & Addiction Group Therapy
Location: New York, NY
Time: Thursdays from 7 PM – 8:30 PM, starting November 1st, 2018
Speciality Areas: OCD, Substance Use Disorders (SUD)
Phone: (212) 337-0600
Facilities accessible by clients of all mobility levels: Yes
Gwilym received his Masters in Social Work from Columbia University. He is an active member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), and the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). His experience in the filed spans almost a decade. He is often consulted by fellow professionals for his expertise; supervising psychologists, psychotherapists, and psychiatrists in the use of CBT and ACT for addictions and anxiety disorders. In addition to his work at the Ross Center, he is an adjunct clinician for the Headstrong Project, providing psychotherapy to Post 9/11 Veterans.