David offers counselling service to youth (13+) and adults facing a wide range of issues. David has specific expertise in the areas of suicide and suicide prevention, career counselling, and issues facing post-secondary students and recent graduates, and often sees clients facing depression, anxiety, overwhelming stress, life transitions, and many other difficulties.
David's approach integrate emotion-focused, narrative, and cognitive-behavioural therapy, and he offers a grounded and caring atmosphere where clients feel understood and empathized with. He is certified to administer and interpret career counselling assessments including the Myer-Briggs Type Indicator and the Strong Interest Inventory.David has a MA in Counselling Psychology from Adler University in Vancouver BC, and is registered with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. In addition to his private counselling practice, David works as a clinical counsellor at a large local university. His other experience includes teaching as a sessional instructor, working as a youth suicide prevention therapist, a post secondary career counsellor, a mental health worker in community homes for people with serious mental illnesses, and as a tutor in an alternative youth education program.