Director / Founder / Psychotherapist


Gordon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and the Executive Director and founder of his group practice, the Gooding Wellness Group, in Cold Spring Harbor, NY. Gordon has been practicing his profession for over 25 years.  He has continued to develop his professional education by continuing studies in addiction, codependency, anxiety, depression, mindfulness (MBSR), neuropsychology, resilience, meditation and 12 step recovery.  Recently Gordon has founded Long Island Teletherapy to make accessing quality mental health professionals even more accessible and affordable throughout New York through a secure online platform.


It has been Gordon’s mission to assist individuals to improve their emotional lives and to help them find the peace they are seeking. Gordon has extensive experience working with adults, teens and children. He has successfully helped individuals struggling with relationship issues, addictions, anxiety and depression disorders, parenting issues and various family/life conflicts.  Gordon has a special passion for helping families and individuals find recovery during these difficult times.  


Gordon believes we all have the ability to improve our lives and cope with the struggles that we currently face or those struggles from our past.  With an emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology, mindfulness, self compassion and 12 step recovery, Gordon is dedicated to being flexible to help you find the treatment plan that is best for you. 

Gordon Gooding LCSW, ACSW

"Many of the origins of current conflicts can be found in our past history. Becoming mindful and understanding these roots, promotes healing and change for our future. Helping my clients navigate past issues to help them find joy in their present and future is my primary goal with each client."

-- Gordon Gooding

"I have known Gordon Gooding in a professional context for many years.  Gordon is one of the most kind and professional colleagues I have worked with.  He is always available to help, goes above and beyond, and does so with warmth and good nature. Gordon is a very skilled clinician who is also down to earth and has a sense of humor.  I would trust Gordon to care for any of my family or friends."

— Kristin Bruning, MD, Board Certified Child Adolescent Adult Psychiatrist, Certified Koru Mindfulness Teacher

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