Before coming to Williamsville Wellness, David earned his Ph.D. and Master’s in Counseling Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU; an APA-accredited program) and a Master’s in Counseling from Asbury Theological Seminary. David completed his pre-doctoral internship at University Counseling Services at VCU (an APA-accredited program) where he completed concentrations in working with substance abuse, trauma, and international students. He also trained in community mental health and correctional settings. His professional interests include: anxiety and depression, group therapy, men’s and gender issues, attachment and close relationships, and grief. David’s approach to therapy tends to be interpersonal while drawing on mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral concepts.