David Growcock

(MA, LPC)

About Me

David Growcock, MA, LPC, is an experienced professional mental health counselor with advanced training in strengths-based and goal-focused therapies. He has his masters degree in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University and has completed advanced doctoral level classes up to his PhD dissertation. He has specialized experience in several areas including Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Marriage and Family issues, Family reunification, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with current and past military service members, and in working with individuals who have experienced trauma such as sexual abuse, neglect, and physical abuse. He is also a Certified Animal Assisted Therapist with task trained animal co-therapists. He regularly presents at state conferences about strengths-based therapies, Use of creative methods in counseling (Sand trays, Art, Music, and play therapy techniques) with adults, couples and partners. David primarily uses Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Relational Cultural Theory. He loves to work with couples and parents resolving family and relationship issues that may bring them into therapy. He is also passionate about providing psycho education and coaching couples, parents, partners, and individuals about the issues they may be having and how these issues are related to development, biological or social causes. He is multi-culturally sensitive and incorporates how your culture interprets life events. He has been in mental health services for over 25 years with the last 15 years as a professional counselor.

SPECIALTIES
PTSD
Relationship issues
Intimacy Issues
Co-parenting
Family problems
Trauma and abuse
Self esteem
Depression


Specialties

  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Stress, Anxiety , LGBT , Grief , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture , Blended Family Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing

Years of Experience: 15

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #69671 (Expires: 2022-04-30)


Reviews

Written by W.I. on Jan 08, 2021 after counseling with David for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Thank you for the help and support

Written by M.E. on Jan 03, 2021 after counseling with David for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

He has been very helpful on my individual sessions and messages

Written by T.O. on Dec 29, 2020 after counseling with David for 1 month on issues concerning relationship

Good Listener and provides good guidance.

Written by C.H. on Dec 05, 2020 after counseling with David for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Amazing comfortable time and voice! Very trusting!

Written by V.E. on Nov 25, 2020 after counseling with David for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship

we have made more progress than expected

Written by J.E. on Nov 10, 2020 after counseling with David for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

David asks the necessary questions for us to address the issues within our marriage. He provides his knowledge and expertise so that we can self-assess, reflect and grow as a couple.

Written by V.E. on Oct 08, 2020 after counseling with David for 2 months on issues concerning relationship

He was excellent. Personable. Professional. Just what we needed. Thank you.

Written by C.A. on Sep 08, 2020 after counseling with David for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

He is awesome

Written by N.I. on Jul 19, 2020 after counseling with David for 3 months on issues concerning relationship

David is very professional, and responsive. Helps me understand different perspectives and deal with very difficult relationship problems with logic and compassion.

Written by S.H. on Apr 20, 2020 after counseling with David for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Good problem solver.