Psychologist Magda Rodgriguez Gonzalez, Psy.D.
     
 

Magda Rodriguez Gonzalez, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of a variety of mental health conditions including anxiety, OCD and related disorder such as body repetitive behaviors, and problems with ineffective coping strategies and emotion dysregulation. Dr. Rodriguez’s expertise is in evidenced based treatments including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) - specifically Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). CBT and/or DBT is effective for those who suffer with anxiety, OCD, treatment resistant depression, bipolar disorder, chronic illness, and general emotional dysregulation.

During her work as a postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Rodriguez was supervised by and trained under Marsha M. Linehan, Ph.D. who established the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). While at the University of Washington, Dr. Rodriguez contributed to the development of the DBT training curriculum and has trained other practitioners in the DBT approach. In addition to researching and publishing journal articles on DBT, she has developed training materials and trained mental health professionals in DBT and OCD treatment. Her practice includes 1:1 therapy, group therapy, social skills groups, as well as, the four levels provided (comprehensive) in DBT work. The comprehensive DBT treatment is only for 18+ years of age but other treatments are provided for adolescents and adults.

Dr. Rodriguez earned her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Washington DC, where she also earned an M.A. in Clinical Psychology. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Business Management, and Spanish from Monmouth University in New Jersey.

What are the fees for therapy with Dr. Rodriguez?

As with all mental health providers, the CPT codes reflect the extent of service, but billing for appointment is always based on time. Appointments are set up as 1 hour (up to 55 minutes face-to-face). The CPT code for the first visit is 90791 (1 hour face-to-face contact) for the initial appointment and 90837 (up to 55 minutes face-to-face contact) for subsequent appointments. The initial appointment with Dr. Rordriguez is $200 and subsequent appointments are $180. (HOW TO CHECK YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE)

Dr. Rodriguez, like the other providers in CPE Clinic,LLC, does not participate as "in-network" with insurance companies. Some of our clients have had success appealing to their insurance companies for specialized treatment and or a higher reimbursement rate for this service. Please also see our page on advocating with your insurance company for specialized treatment by out of network providers.