My Approach to Helping
Aaron Rodwin is a psychotherapist with diverse experience working with individuals, couples, and families facing a variety of mental health challenges. Aaron’s approach to therapy is eclectic draws from a variety of creative techniques including traditional psychodynamic principles and evidence-based practices that include Cognitive-Behavioral, Acceptance-Based, and Mindfulness principles. Aaron’s approach is active, dynamic, and interactive in the context of a strong therapeutic relationship characterized by trust, empathy, and acceptance in a nonjudgmental and supportive environment.
Aaron works collaboratively with clients based on personalized needs to explore issues, establish goals, identify challenges, and build upon existing strengths to cultivate meaningful change. Aaron has learned that there are many ways to help foster growth and transform the ways in which we respond to challenging thoughts, feelings, and experiences.
Aaron holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from New York University. Aaron’s past experience consists of working in outpatient (i.e. mental health clinic & day treatment program) and hospital (i.e. Psychiatric E.D & Inpatient Unit) settings with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, addiction, traumaPTSD, learningattention issues, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. Aaron completed Post-Masters Clinical Training at NYU Langone’s Psychoanalytic Association of New York (PANY) on Psychodynamic Thinking and Clinical Practice.
In addition to traditional approaches, Aaron has a specialty in integrating expressive arts (i.e. music, rhythm, visual arts, movement) strategies to cultivate therapeutic growth. Aaron is also involved in research at New York University and Columbia UniversityPsychiatric Institute related to the development and treatment of mental health disorders and has published research in scholarly journals.