Rodric Rhodes, Ph.D., LCSW
Dr. Rodric Rhodes received a Master of Social Work with an emphasis in children, youth, and families, from California State University, Long Beach. Dr. Rhodes received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from The California Graduate Institute, currently the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Rhodes is dually licensed as a clinical psychologist and clinical social worker. The majority of Dr. Rhodes' clinical training and post-graduate experience has focused on working with children, adolescents, and families.
Due to his training and experience, Dr. Rhodes has particular expertise in the treatment of children and adolescents. He works collaboratively with families, schools, physicians, and other resource providers in providing comprehensive support to children and adolescents. He is experienced in treating a variety of childhood behavioral, emotional, and neurological disorders, such as ADHD, depression, anxiety, adjustment to life changes (divorce, death, traumatic experiences), substance abuse, and Autistic Spectrum Disorders (Asperger's & Autistic Disorder). Dr. Rhodes also enjoys working with adults.
In addition to working with Dr. Duggan & Associates, Dr. Rhodes is Director of the ADD Center in Whittier, CA. In addition to his general practice, Dr. Rhodes specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, including Asperger's and Autistic Disorders, and other developmental disabilities. Following diagnosis, Dr. Rhodes utilizes a combination of non-directive play therapy and behavioral strategies with younger children and cognitive-behavioral, social skills, and humanistic strategies with adolescents and adults. He has extensive experience interfacing with, and assisting, people to access various generic resources such as Regional Centers, Social Security, In-Home Supportive Services, and other treatment providers (such as social skills groups, residential, and vocational services).
Dr. Rhodes also enjoys supporting parents who have a child with Asperger's Disorder or Autism. He frequently provides consultation to other therapists regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and possible referral for such disorders, and has presented to various groups (Autism Society of America) and mental health and other treatment agencies.