David holds a Master of Science Degree in Counseling and Human Development, is a National Board Certified Counselor, Certified Multiple Addictions Therapist, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and a Certified Clinical Supervisor specializing in personal support for individuals, couples, pre-marital, and family therapy.
David is an interactive, cognitive-behavioral therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support, validation and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates methodologies and specific techniques to offer a highly personalized approach. With compassion and understanding, he works to enhance your strengths to gain the personal development being sought. With a commitment to supporting your growth, he respects the reality of your journey to find an added value in better understanding the importance of accepting yourself. It’s important not to confuse behavior with who you are. Discounting our life experience is to continue neglecting ourselves, rejecting ourselves.
With over 20 years experience as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a Troy State University, MS graduate, David received extensive post-graduate sexual disorder’s training with addictions author and world renown clinical leader, Dr. Patrick Carnes. In a field with few genuine experts David is a specialized, knowledgeable and recognizable provider in the area of intimacy, addiction and sexual disorders. He is also an active member of “The Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health” and the International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals.
Between his experience, education and training, David brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding to the table in support of you moving toward a more fulfilling and healthier life that lends itself to a healthier balance. He believes the life experience, to include our families of origin is significant considering how everything influences everything. Added insight enables any relationship to become more fulfilling and civil as we acknowledge the fact that we all have particular wants, needs, and desires. Although many may not have been met, an essential consideration of thoughts, feelings, ideas, needs to be foundational in any healthy relationship.