Christopher Mooney, LCSW

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Christopher is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist. For more than 14 years, he has specialized in the treatment of addiction, anxiety, depression, and co-occurring mental health and learning issues among adolescents, young adults, and their families. Based in New York City, Christopher has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings as well as in community-based support and treatment programs. He believes that a strengths- based perspective that emphasizes possibilities rather than deficits or failures, is the most effective approach to treatment, largely because it creates a relationship built on trust, honesty, and collaborative goal-setting. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Niagara University and a master’s degree from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services.

Addiction in the US is a growing epidemic. Everyday there are blotter reports of drug arrests in small towns, overdoses photographed and …

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