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Rodney Long Jr.


Rodney Long Jr.


Online, Akron, Beachwood, Solon


800-642-4560 x895



Bachelor of Arts Degree from Malone University. Master of Science in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University.


Licensed Independent Social Worker with a Supervisor designation, licensed by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board.


Rodney Long Jr., MSSA, LISW-S, is a licensed social worker with a decade of experience assisting clients with life's mental health challenges. The cornerstone of his practice is a profound commitment to improving the lives of those struggling with anxiety, depression, and the stress of life. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from Malone University and a Masters's Degree in Social Work from the Case Western Reserve University Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. In addition to his mental health practice, he contributes to local and national media outlets commenting on mental health and social issues. As part of his mission to ensure every person feels comfortable coming to therapy, he hosts a weekly mental health podcast called "Rod Knows Best," where he shares common mental health issues and how to treat them. His commitment to promoting recovery from sex and pornography addiction has become integral to his practice as he shares what people in recovery need to know in 30-second videos posted to YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. With unwavering dedication and passion, he continuously strives to empower individuals and communities to lead healthier and more fulfilling lives.

Personal statement:

I believe that every man can change. It takes work, it takes time, and it's not always easy. But I see it every day; people who change their lives for the better. That's why I do the work.

Each day, I find inspiration in the clients who come to me with a desire to change but who don't know where to start. Or they know what they want but don't know how to get it. I help these clients identify their goals, develop a plan, and stay motivated. I see them overcome their fears, break their bad habits, and build new, healthier lives.

It's not always easy work. There are setbacks, there are challenges, and there are times clients feel like giving up. But they don't. And that's the spark of what's possible. That's when the magic happens.

If you're ready to change, I'm here to help. I'll give you the tools and the support you need to make it happen. Together, we can create a new life for you. A life that you're proud of.

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