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Dr. Frederick Woolverton

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Founder and Director

The Village Institute for Psychotherapy
Phone: (212) ***-**** ext. *  
Local Address:  New York , New York , United States
The Village Institute
21 West Mountain Street Suite 300
Fayetteville , Arkansas 72701
United States

Company Description: The Village Institute for Psychotherapy

Employment History


  • Ph. D.
  • Doctoral degree , Clinical Psychology
    Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies
  • Diploma , Psychoanalysis
  • Ph.D.
  • Doctoral degree , Clinical Psychology
    The Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies
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The Village Institute for Psychotherapy - About the Director, 28 Nov 2015 [cached]
Dr. Frederick Woolverton, Ph. D., C.A.S. is a Founder and Director of The Village Institute for Psychotherapy. Dr. Woolverton is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in New York and Arkansas. He received his Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Adelphi University in 1982. He also holds a Diploma in Psychoanalysis and is a Certified Practitioner in Substance Abuse and Addictive Disorders.
Dr. Woolverton founded The Village Institute in 1994 in New York City. In 2005, Dr. Woolverton expanded The Village Institute to Fayetteville, Arkansas. He has been in private practice providing psychotherapy as well as substance abuse treatment for over 25 years. During that time, he has developed a unique form of therapy that emphasizes both swift behavioral change of immediate problems as well as the importance of insight into the origins of personal problems, which helps to make short-term changes well-rooted and long-lasting. His success in the treatment of substance abuse and addictive disorders has been reported in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post and numerous other publications.
Dr. Woolverton teaches courses to psychologists and other mental health professionals on how to effectively treat substance abuse disorders. Dr. Woolverton trains students, counselors and psychotherapists to be proactive and creative in the clinical work that they do with patients. Dr. Woolverton has also authored an American Psychological Association Continuing Education course titled: The Development of Addictive Disorders: Theory and Treatment and has co-authored a book about substance abuse disorders titled "Unhooked" which was published in January 2012.
In addition to his responsibilities as Director in both New York City and Fayetteville, Dr. Woolverton continues to provide psychotherapy to adolescents, adults and couples.
Unhooked: How to Quit Anything - Dorri Olds, 7 Dec 2011 [cached]
But Woolverton, a psychologist and founder of the Village Institute in New York and Arkansas, and a former smoker himself, immediately helped her nix her nicotine addiction. Within nine months, he helped her quit alcohol, pot, gum and bread.
Fred Woolverton: Yes, the book details my 20-year addiction to cigarettes and ice cream.
Susan Shapiro: In my 2004 memoir Lighting Up: How I Stopped Smoking, Drinking and Everything Else I Loved In Life Except Sex, I chronicled my intense addiction therapy with Dr. Woolverton.
SS: Dr. Woolverton is my FORMER therapist. I hadn't seen him for six months when we started the book. Unhooked was completely my idea. He's taking no money for it.
Dr. Woolverton:
New York Post Online Edition: entertainment, 1 Oct 2003 [cached]
"In most marriages, it's the wife who wants sex, and the husband who doesn't," says Frederick Woolverton, a clinical psychologist and director of the Village Institute for Psychotherapy.
It's true that sex is an essential part of marriage, Woolverton says, adding, "It's the women who are complaining."
Speed Shrinking - Jewish Quarterly, 4 Mar 2012 [cached]
Co-written with Frederick Woolverton, founder of the Village Institute for Psychotherapy, and her former substance abuse therapist who inspired many of her works, Unhooked: How to Quit Anything, is a collection of case studies that explains addiction as a coping mechanism for handling underlying depression and overwhelming feeling.
Frederick Woolverton, ..., 31 Dec 2011 [cached]
Frederick Woolverton, Ph.D.
Frederick Woolverton, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist who has specialized in treating addiction and trauma patients for more than twenty-five years. He earned his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from The Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University.
He also holds a Diploma in Psychoanalysis and is a Certified Practitioner in Substance Abuse and Addictive Disorders. He was the Clinical Director of the Baldwin Council Against Drug Abuse in Long Island and is the Founder and Director of the Village Institute for Psychotherapy in Manhattan and Arkansas, which provides a range of psychological services including teaching and treatment of addictive and trauma disorders.
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by Susan Shapiro, Frederick Woolverton
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