Richard (Rick) Brian Snyderman, LPC, CADC, CSAT, NCC
Rick is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist (CSAT), and National Certified Counselor (NCC). Rick has over 22 years of experience providing both mental health and addiction treatment.
2401 Pennsylvania Ave, Suite 1a2, Philadelphia PA 19130
Rick specializes in treating individuals, young adults, seniors and couples dealing with issues related to sexual addiction, relationship dependency, substance-related recoveries, dual diagnosis, codependency, and addiction interaction where a person struggles with alternating addictions at the same time or at various intervals in their life. Rick is also equipped to treat problems related to anger, anxiety, mood disorders, narcissism, elevated stress, sexuality, men’s issues, and other relationship or family-of-origin concerns. Rick has developed psycho-educational workshops, specialized counseling groups, and is a creative clinician in terms of some of the therapeutic interventions he utilizes to help clients reach their goals. Rick primarily utilizes the following clinical approaches in his work with clients: cognitive-behavioral, motivational enhancement, psychodynamic, and experiential methods. Rick also has extensive experience with the Twelve-step philosophy of treatment .
Aside from direct clinical work, Rick has been teaching a graduate-level course called “Substance Abuse; Identification and Treatment” at Holy Family University as an Adjunct Lecturer. In 2002, Rick has also taught “Foundations of Chemical Dependency” through Alvernia University. Rick has been a published author penning several different articles on the topic of addiction and other facets of the recovery process.
In 2014, Rick was awarded the Betty J. McDonough Treatment Award by the Council on Chemical Abuse in Berks County, Pennsylvania. This honor recognized Rick’s compassion and commitment in helping individuals who suffer from the disease of addiction.