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) in 2015 and acquiring licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). He hopes to in the future return to school and finish his PhD. David loves challenging situations and cases, while exploring creative solutions with the individuals he supports, their support teams, and their families.
David’s clinical expertise includes: adolescents, adults, and family systems; individuals suffering from anxiety or depression; genetic disorders; behavioral neuroscience; psychopharmacology; motivational interviewing; cognitive behavioral approach; dialectal behavior therapy; narrative and interpersonal process therapy- specializing in dual diagnoses including serious mental illness, personality disorders, and neurodevelopmental disorders; and individuals with intellectual and developmental, physical disabilities with their supports and families.