Gwyn Sondike, Ph.D., Master of social work licensed as a clinical social worker and clinical drug and alcohol counselor has worked in the area of trauma, dialectical behavior therapy and substance abuse treatment for over 8 years. Gwyn Sondike interned at the Department of Veteran Affairs in both inpatient and outpatient functions working with service members dealing with psychiatric issues including post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse. Ms. Sondike has also worked with adolescent, young adult and adult populations in residential, mental health and substance treatment facilities such as Integrity House and Daytop Village, where she developed and ran supportive education groups, conducted individual counseling and case management. Ms. Sondike currently works for Princeton House Behavioral Health where she works with adolescent, young adult and adult dual-diagnosis populations performing individual and group therapy, case management, group education, and dialectical behavior therapy sessions. Ms. Sondike also works for Neuropsychology and Counseling Associates, LLC, where she provides individual counseling with an emphasis on dialectical behavior therapy skills including mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation and distress tolerance. The goal is to make these skills more accessible and easy to apply to everyday life. Ms. Sondike also has her Ph.D. in public administration and has taught as an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University focusing on the non-profit sector and social welfare programs .
EDUCATION Rutgers University, School of Social Work
Addictions Counselor Training Program (ACT) June 2012-August 2014
Rutgers University, School of Social Work
Masters of Social Work, September 2009-May 2011
Rutgers University, School of Public Affairs and Administration
PhD in Public Administration, October 2011
New York University, College of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology major
LICENSES New Jersey Licensed Social Worker #44SC05688800; #37LC00252400
since 05/2011; New York License # 7963414 since 09/2012.
MEMBERSHIPS National Association of Social Workers
Member since May 2011