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Michael Rodriguez(He/Him/His)

Psychologist, PsyD
New York
Depression- Anxiety -Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)-Substance abuse- Trauma- Relationship issues-

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Professional statement

Dr. Michael Rodriguez is a Psychologist located in New York, NY. Dr. Rodriguez offers both individual and couples sessions for young adults and adults He is currently operating entirely remotely for telehealth sessions. He specializes in helping clients with depression, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, and substance abuse. Many of Dr. Rodriguez’s clients find that their perfectionism, grief, or trauma hinders their ability to feel comfortable in the relationship they have with themselves and others.

Dr. Rodriguez’s style is empathetic, caring, and gentle. He encourages clients to explore their feelings and behaviors, looking for emerging patterns that offer insight into who they are and what they can change for a healthy impact. Clients grow their self-awareness and emotional flexibility, particularly benefiting from changing thought patterns and focusing actions and decisions around their values. Dr. Rodriguez guides them through reflection on readiness for change, supporting them as they determine the right next steps for them.

He employs an integrative approach to treatment, incorporating theory and techniques from several evidence-based approaches, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT) and psychodynamic psychotherapy in order to individualize treatment based on client needs.

Dr. Rodriguez earned a PsyD from the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. He takes a trauma-informed approach to his sessions, encouraging that everyone feels welcomed and safe when in therapy. He enjoys working with clients from all identities and backgrounds.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 4 years

Brooklyn Minds, Staff Psychologist

Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers, PsyD in Clinical Psychology, 2020
Yale University, BA in Psychology, 2010


New York: 024679




Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours

At the present time I have many available slots on Monday and Tuesday during the day (10am-4pm), and Thursday morning (9am-12pm). I have some limited availability on Friday, please inquire.


Michael Rodriguez is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$300 (45min)
  • Initial session:$350 (60min)
  • Couples sessions:$350 (50min)

Additional session information

Therapist's note

Individual sessions can be adjusted to your needs at differing rates. 45 minutes is my standard, however I also offer 30 minutes for $250 and 60 minutes for $350.