Body Centered Psychotherapy

Body Centered Psychotherapy Treatment places an emphasis on accessing the truth in one’s body. The health and healing of an individual will be addressed through mind/body techniques that utilize thinking and feeling processes in each session.  Body Centered Psychotherapy is effective for the following issues:


Lack of self-esteem

Poor boundaries



Unresolved grief and loss

Addiction/substance abuse



Poor concentration


Difficulty letting go


Self neglect

Self harm

Guilt / shame

Domestic violence

Relationship issues


Domestic abuse

Eating disorders


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  • Addictions/codependency
  • Anxiety/depression
  • Grief/loss
  • Trauma/PTSD
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Client Focus

  • Children (6 to 12)
  • Teens (13 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Seniors 65+
Group counselling session


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Groups / Families

Mental Health

  • Dissociative disorders
  • Thinking disorders
  • Impulse control disorders
  • Stress
  • Unwanted habits
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David takes an eclectic approach to therapy, drawing upon various aspects of cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic methods to create a custom-made approach for each client. David works with each client to create a treatment plan that encompasses different techniques to best address the client’s particular problems and to appeal to their sensibility. Mindfulness is utilized in each session to focus the client inwardly.

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David utilizes a humanistic approach that takes a positive view of human nature and emphasizes the uniqueness of each individual. Therapy in this tradition is interested in exploring the nature of creativity, love, and self-actualization, helping clients to realize their potential through change and self-directed growth. Humanistic therapy is also an umbrella term for gestalt, client-centered therapy.

Co-dependency Group Sessions

Group for men and women who are Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families (ACDF). Relationships, identity, feelings and codependency issues will be addressed in an environment that is safe and accepting. People with active chemical dependency should be sober for 6 months to be eligible for this type of group.

Group meets every Tuesday
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Heartwood Center
1818 Dempster St.
Evanston, IL