About Andrew

Andrew Susskind, LCSW, SEP, CGP has been in private practice since 1992 specializing in the following areas:

  • relationships
  • sexual addiction recovery
  • addictions, trauma & codependency
  • grief & loss
  • mid-life transitions

Andrew is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Somatic Experiencing and Brainspotting Practitioner, and a Certified Group Psychotherapist. In 1988, he completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst before transitioning to the West Coast. After completing a Master of Social Welfare degree from UCLA in 1991, Andrew has worked with individuals, couples, families and groups in his practice.

Speaking, writing, and training are dimensions of Andrew’s ongoing desire to learn and grow. He gives presentations to numerous post-graduate training programs and community organizations and has taught medical students in the UCLA School of Medicine Doctoring Program.

Andrew has mentored associates in his private practice since 1997 and serves as faculty for the Principles of Group Psychotherapy course, a prerequisite to becoming a Certified Group Psychotherapist. His recent book It’s Not About the Sex: Moving from Isolation to Intimacy after Sexual Addiction (Central Recovery Press, June 2019) joins his workbook, From Now On: Seven Keys to Purposeful Recovery which was released in 2014.

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