Dr. Asamoah-Duodu (Dr. A) earned his Doctor of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) degree from Rutgers University in 2022. Prior to graduate school, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Tufts University.
Throughout his training, Dr. A has worked extensively with ethnically diverse children, adolescents, and adults from different religious and socioeconomic groups, and with sexual and gender minority clients. Dr. A has enjoyed providing evidence-based therapies to clients who presented with anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, non-suicidal self-injury, gender identity concerns, substance-use dependency, adjustment disorder, and developmental challenges. With children and adolescents, Dr. A has experience treating complex trauma resulting from physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, along with emotion dysregulation and oppositional behavior.
Dr. A prioritizes meeting clients where they are and working jointly to guide the treatment. Dr. A strives to empower clients to make changes in their lives by challenging unhealthy patterns and exploring underlying emotions, which may contribute to their view of themselves, others, and the world. When appropriate, Dr. A enjoys working with caregivers and teachers to generalize therapy efforts into the home and school environments.