Areas of Specialization

David specializes in treating a full-range of anxiety disorders including post-traumatic stress (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias, hoarding, agoraphobia and panic disorders. He has extensive experience working with addictive behaviors including chemical and behavioral addictions. Chemical addictions pertain to addictions to substances and behavioral addictions including sex addiction, gambling and self-harm.  He also specializes in working with people with problems regulating emotions and behaviors such as clients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) or bipolar disorder.  He is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and will provide a full DBT adherent treatment model which includes individual counseling, group skills training, phone coaching and therapist participation in a weekly peer consult group. This is an evidence-based therapy for bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder. He is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).  This is a first line evidence-based therapy for post-traumatic stress (PTSD).

Clinical Issues:

  • Post traumatic stress (PTSD), dissociation and attachment trauma
  • Addiction and substance abuse
  • Depression and anxiety (panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Grief & Loss
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)