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David DeNavarra, LMFT

Stress, Anxiety Relationship issues Family conflicts Trauma and abuse Depression
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About me

Hello! My name is David DeNavarra. I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Florida with over 13 years of experience. I have a Master of Science in degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Professional Counseling from the University of Akron. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, mood stabilization, relationship issues, spiritual/existential difficulties, parenting problems, behavioral issues, anger issues, career challenges, personality disorders, codependency, severe and persistent mental illnesses, life changes, addictions, and trauma histories. I have extensive experience working with individuals as well as families/youth.
My therapy style is warm and interactive, treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, while empowering the individual to make goals and changes consistent with his/her/their own internal values. My therapeutic approach is eclectic, borrowing from cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, systemic, rational-emotive, solution-focused, and trauma-informed therapies. I customize treatment and approach to meet your unique and specific needs.
Seeking treatment is daunting. It requires a great deal of courage to change your life and seek a happier, more meaningful life. My job is to support and empower you through a collaborative partnership. I look forward to working with you!

Professional experience

13yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

WA LMFT LF61286623

FL LMFT MT2601

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for David DeNavarra. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

An incredibly understanding therapist with the skill and patience to address and resolve many of the issues I had with my anxiety. David knows how to set the tone to a multitude of different settings so he can best help you. Be it a welcoming listening environment, a proactive and constructive mindset, or breaking down difficult to grasp concepts. I highly recommend David to anyone that feels apprehensive or intimidated by other therapists like I was.

Written on Jan 06, 2023 after therapy with David for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and trauma and abuse

David is a wonderful therapist.

Written on Jan 02, 2023 after therapy with David for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, trauma and abuse, coping with life changes, and adhd

I’m really glad better help was able to help me on my tight budget. Therapist is great and the service very reasonable!

Written on Dec 24, 2022 after therapy with David for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, and compassion fatigue

Infinitely caring and helpful during a really difficult time

Written on Oct 27, 2022 after therapy with David for 8 months on issues concerning addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and coping with life changes

David has been helping me to learn the tools to manage anxiety. He is so compassionate, thoughtful, and knowledgeable. I highly recommend him.

Written on Aug 28, 2022 after therapy with David for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

David is great. He’s an amazing listener. He provides many options and avenues to work something out. Authentic and genuine are two words that sit at the front of my mind.

Written on Aug 17, 2022 after therapy with David for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and relationship issues