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David McKay

LCSW

Populations Served: Adults, Adolescents

Philosophy

My office is located on a main bus route and is easily accessible. My current office hours are M-F duing business hours. The first appointment will include an open discussion about reasons for seeking services, a mental health evaluation will be completed with areas of focus and treatment goals identified. My style of practice involves using evidenced based treatment models based on treatment needs.

Education and Professional Background

David’s undergraduate studies were completed at the University of Utah where he received dual bachelors of science degrees in Human Development and Family Studies as well as Sociology. He obtained a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Utah in 2002 where he graduated with honors.
David began working full time at Davis Behavioral Health in 2002. He has worked primarily with adults in a variety of positions including providing mental health services in Davis County Jail, providing out patient therapy, being the director of our residential crisis recovery unit and currently as the program director of our Living Well Clinic. David is an experienced crisis worker. He has been a desiginated examiner in the State of Utah for over 10 years. David is currently involved with coordinating and providing services for those that may be uninsured or have commercial insurance.

Personal Interests

Travel, Family

Specialties

Abuse
Anger Management
Anxiety
Bipolar Disorder
Blended Families
Borderline Personality Disorder
Depression
DBT – Dialetic Behavioral Therapy
Divorce
Domestic Violence
EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
Family Counseling
Grief/Loss
Guilt
LGBTQ Issues
Major Life and Family Changes
Marriage/Couples
Mood Disorder
Neglect
Parent/Child Conflict
Personality Disorders
Postpartum Depression
Psychotic Disorders
PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Rape Recovery
Relationship Complications
Self-Harm
Self-Worth
Sexual Trauma
Shame
Spouses and Families of Addicts
Stress Management
Suicidal Ideation
Trauma Recovery