The therapy room is a place where you can be relaxed and true to yourself.
Social Anxiety, Communication, Trauma, Multicultural Issues and Cultural Identity, Healthy Masculinity, and Addiction
It is in therapy that you learn the most about yourself and how you interact with your world. This knowledge will help produce the change and experience that you were looking for in the first place.
Therapy is your time to explore your thoughts and feelings and say what you need to say. It is in this environment that you learn the most about yourself and how you interact with your world. This knowledge will help produce the therapeutic changes and experiences that you were looking for in the first place.
My therapeutic focus is on fostering a comfortable and open environment for clients to work in. I blend an interpersonal process style with cognitive behavioral interventions. This means that I use techniques that are scientifically proven to bring about results, but I keep the therapeutic relationship a priority. Being yourself is the most important part of therapy. Through an authentic interaction you can be honest about your feelings and thoughts, getting the full benefit of therapy.
I have a wide range of experiences which give me a well-rounded and multifaceted approach to many issues. I also pride myself in the understanding of cultural identities that individuals present with and can utilize these skills along with openness to further develop and explore those experiences and identities. I see clients 15 years old and up.
Clients describe David as easy to talk to, thoughtful, nonjudgemental, and understanding.
David’s past experience includes:
Graduate Faculty, Department of Psychology, Loyola University Maryland
Training Faculty, Spring Grove Hospital
Psychologist, Clifton T. Perkins Forensic Hospital providing individual and group psychotherapy as well as psychological evaluations
Intern, Federal Correction Institution Terminal Island providing individual and group psychotherapy as well as psychological assessment
Extern, Chesapeake Treatment Center providing individual and group psychotherapy
Extern, Loyola Clinical Centers providing individual and group psychotherapy as well as couples counseling
Bachelor of Science, Fordham University
(Psychology and Visual Arts)
Masters of Science and Doctorate of Psychology, Loyola University Maryland
Jessica Jones, LMSW
MSW, LMSW, Licensed Masters social worker
Jessica enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families coming to her with a variety of distressing conflicts including anxiety, sexuality concerns, past or current traumas, and new adjustments. She helps clients throughout their healing process by providing a safe place to be vulnerable and share their story.
M.S., LCPC, Licensed Counselor
Zak enjoys working with individuals and couples coming to him with relationship conflict, depression, anxiety, sexuality concerns, substance misuse, lack of motivation, and stalled creativity. His clients have described him as an attuned counselor who can’t be shocked – and he knows when to use humor to help get a point across.