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 infidelity, Marriage and Family issues, Communication, Polyamory, BDSM, Kink, Family reunification, Sexual and physical abuse, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I have worked with 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 and teens. 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, 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
Trauma and abuse
Self esteem
Depression
Military service related issues
Intimacy Issues

Years of Experience: 15


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

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

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


Reviews

Written by T.R. on Oct 25, 2020 after counseling with David for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

The best. He really listens and gives good advice and different scenarios that help make things work. I couldn't thank him more for all that he's done for my family and me

Written by D.E. on Jul 14, 2020 after counseling with David for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, and adhd

David is an amazing counselor

Written by D.A. on Apr 17, 2020 after counseling with David for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

David is a very good counselor in my opinion. He listens and challenges when needed. He is encouraging and supporting. If you need help, I would definitely reach out to him.