David Lopez, MS

Children, Adolescents, Families and Adults

David Lopez, M.S. has a Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He has worked with children, adolescents, and adults. He has experience working with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, trauma, anger management, emotional dysregulation, depression, anxiety, self-esteem. His past experience has been working in a domestic violence, sexual assault agency, an outpatient walk-in agency and inpatient rehab center.

“It's important for me to meet the client where they are at. Asking and accepting help may be the most difficult thing for people. Building a safe place for clients to process what they are feeling and utilizing skills to overcome hurdles and barriers. It is courageous for people to admit that they currently having difficulty and need help.”

Therapeutic Style

Utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and humanistic approaches. Mr. Lopez works collaboratively with clients who feel supported and empowered through cognitive-behavioral approaches. David has worked with a variety of different backgrounds. He is empathetic and uses skill based approaches to help the client move from their past to present and looking toward their future. He also utilizes his humanistic approach to create a supportive and non-judgemental environment for clients to develop insight as well as tries to understand their point of view with warmth and acceptance.

Mr. Lopez is fluent in Spanish and English.

Mr. Lopez earned his master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and his undergraduate degree in Applied Behavioral Science from National Louis University.

Mr. Lopez’s Areas of Focus Include:

Anxiety; behavior issues; anger management; depression; obsessive-compulsive disorder; parent-child interaction; stress; self-harm; social skills; work stress; cultural and ethnic issues; domestic violence; sexual abuse; school behavior; grief; and stress management.