David earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychological Science and BSN, with a concentration in clinical health psychology and rhetoric from Marian University. During his time as an undergraduate, he worked for Volunteers of America with a variety of populations including individuals with mental illness and developmental disorders. He subsequently earned both of his Master of Art degrees in Clinical Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling from Ball State University. In addition, David received his graduate certificate in Neuropsychology from Ball State University. During David’s graduate studies, he interned at Ball State University’s outpatient and Lucina Clinic while teaching Communication Studies. After graduate school, he served as the Director of Day Programming and Therapeutic Planning at Outside the Box. David joined Insights full-time in January of 2016. David earned his national board certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC); is a Registered Behavioral Consultant (RBC) through the Indiana Association of Behavioral Consultants (INABC); and license as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHCA). In 2019, David accepted the role of Senior Behavioral Consultant. As a Senior Behavioral Consultant, David is member of the leadership team supporting the therapeutic support team as a collaborative resource as they support our clients. This position allows him to support the clinicians on his team and the therapeutic support team as a whole through collaboration and teamwork which are key components of the culture at Insights Consulting. In the future, he hopes to finish his PhD. David is an advocate to his clients and those in their lives, as well as an advocate to marginalized groups as an ally. David loves challenging situations and cases, while using an intersectional approach to explore creative solutions with the individuals he supports, their support teams, and their families.
David’s clinical expertise includes: children, adolescents, adults, and family systems (lifespan); individuals living with anxiety &/or depression; genetic disorders; pro-social and empathy building; behavioral neuroscience; psychopharmacology; motivational interviewing; cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT); dialectal behavior therapy (DBT); acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT); narrative and interpersonal process therapy- specializing in dual diagnosis including serious mental illness, personality disorders, and neurodevelopmental disorders; individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; and physical disabilities. David labors to take an integrative approach to support his clients, their families, and their interdisciplinary teams holistically.