About Me

Mr. Rodney Orders, LICSW, LCSW, LCSW-C, DOT-SAP is licensed at the independent level in Washington, D.C., Maryland, & Virginia specializing in providing insight-oriented psychotherapy to adults and adolescents.

Mr. Orders worked for the DuPont Company in Wilmington, DE as a mental health counselor and Human Resources consultant and later for Johns Hopkins University’s Faculty and Staff Assistance Program providing short-term counseling to physicians, researchers, students, and their family members.

Currently Mr. Orders is the Clinical Manager for a large healthcare organization in Northern Virginia and sees clients privately evenings and weekends in the metro area.  Mr. Orders resides in Washington D.C. with his wife and two children.


Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in D.C.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia

Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical in Maryland


BA Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park

MSW, University of Maryland, School of Social Work

Other Training

Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, 2013 MPP Candidate

Specialization in Employee Assistance Programs

Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, Critical Incident Stress Foundation

DOT-Substance Abuse Professional Certification, Employee Assistance Professionals Association

Gottman Method Couples Therapy, The Gottman Institute

Professional Memberships

Greater Washington Society of Clinical Social Workers


Washington Center for Psychoanalysis