Dr. Secquay Gordon
Dr. Secquay Gordon is a licensed marriage and family therapist at Caron Ocean Drive.
His ability to build rapport and connect with patients and families allows him to create an atmosphere of trust and respect. Dr. Gordon believes that the family is an ecosystem that will adjust to get back to homeostasis, even if that means incorporating unhealthy patterns. Thus, Caron’s emphasis on incorporating the family system is critical to the treatment process.
Before beginning his work at Caron Ocean Drive in 2022, he had served as a licensed marriage and family therapist at Caron Renaissance since 2018.
Prior to coming to Caron, Dr. Gordon worked as a clinical director, community-based outpatient therapist, and held a private practice. He is a Florida-approved supervisor. Dr. Gordon also specializes in the effects of internal and external influences on professional athletes. His dissertation explored the career cycle of professional athletes and their families and the difficulties in adjusting to retirement.
Dr. Gordon has a Ph.D. in marriage and family therapy from Nova Southeastern University. His education as well as structural family training with Salvador Minuchin, founder of structural therapy, gave him a deep knowledge and expertise in family systems and its role in treating substance use disorder.