Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW

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Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW
Gordon is a Licensed Clinical Social worker and psychotherapist who has been practicing his profession lovingly and enthusiastically for over 20 years. He graduated from Adelphi University in 1996 with a Masters in Social Work. Since that time, Gordon continually broadens his clinical qualifications with professional education opportunities in addiction, codependency, anxiety, depression, MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction), parenting issues, neuropsychology, resilience, meditation and 12 step recovery.
It has been his mission to assist individuals to improve their emotional lives and to help them find the peace they are seeking. Gordon has extensive experience working with adults, teens and children. He has successfully helped individuals struggling with relationship issues, addictions, anxiety and depression disorders, parenting issues and various family/life conflicts.

Gordon believes we all have the ability to improve our lives and cope with the struggles that we currently face or those struggles of our past. With an emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, positive psychology, mindfulness, self compassion and just the right touch of humor, Gordon is dedicated to being flexible to help you find the treatment plans that is best for you. "Many of the origins of current conflicts can be found in our past history. Becoming mindful and understanding these roots, promotes healing and change for our future. Helping my clients navigate past issues to help them find joy in their present and future is my primary goal with each client." - Gordon

The office provides a safe and comfortable environment and is conveniently located in the Huntington / Cold Spring Harbor area. We are all entitled to find serenity and happiness in our personal and professional lives. Helping individuals find this balance in themselves has always been a passion for Gordon. You do not need to struggle alone. 

The mind, body and spirit are intimately connected to how we asses our overall health and wellness. Most of us can agree that our own mental, physical and spiritual wellness is the single most important priority in our lives. However, how much of our energy and hard work goes into nourishing and improving these areas of our lives? In today's fast paced world, many of us spend too much time and energy on areas of our lives that are draining and depleting and not nearly enough time on the areas of our lives that enrich and nourish our health, wellness and overall sense of joy. The good news is we all have the ability to adapt and change.

Today's world is full of constant distractions coming our way leaving many of us with a sense of feeling overwhelmed, stressed and mindless in our own lives. These distractions divert our attention from the areas of our lives that are most important to us and that we hope to cultivate. When we spend more time believing misconceptions about ourselves, mindlessly following a belief that isn't true about ourselves or acting on old behaviors that haven't served us any good for years, we are driving ourselves further and further away from the people we want to be. You are not alone.

If overall wellness is going to be a priority in our lives, we must be mindful to treat it a priority and not get distracted by old patterns of thinking and behaving. Today we can choose to make ourselves and our lives a priority. Today we can choose to be present in our lives and put our energy where we want it to go as opposed to where we let it go. Today we can choose to be happy. Today we can choose to make our own mental and physical wellness a priority again.

With us, the focus is on helping you nurture your own overall sense of wellness. Our overall wellness contains many aspects including: emotional, physical, interpersonal, spiritual, intellectual, financial and occupational. Our goal is to help assist you in finding the path to wellness that is best for you. We all have the potential to improve our health and find peace of mind. The only thing in the way, at times, is ourselves. Are you ready to find your path? 
"As long as you are breathing, there is more right with you than wrong with you."- JON KABAT ZINN

Gordon Gooding Reaches

Huntington NY