Rick Goodling, LCSW

Rick Goodling, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker with 30 years of experience in the treatment of individuals, couples, and small groups. Before he began his private practice, Rick was a clinical case manager, psychotherapist, Adult Outpatient Program Manager, and clinical supervisor at Region Ten Community Services Board in Charlottesville, Virginia. He specializes in working with adults seeking treatment for mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder), anxiety and panic disorder, insomnia, PTSD, severe and persistent mental illnesses, chemical dependency, emotional trauma, and life transition. He favors psychodynamic psychotherapy, but also uses cognitive-behavioral interventions, meditation and mindfulness, clinical hypnosis, and auricular (ear) acupuncture.