David Harrison is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Arlington, MA, specializing in depression, trauma, couples counseling, adolescent issues, and life transitions. David also sees individuals struggling with anxiety, existential questions, and personality disorders, including borderline personality disorder.
David received his Bachelors from Princeton University and worked in colleges and high schools with at-risk students before transitioning to social work. His training included outpatient and inpatient work at the VA in Bedford, MA. Since receiving his Masters in Social Work from Boston University, he has worked in private practice as well as at McLean Hospital.
David works with individuals age 16 and older, as well as with couples. In his sessions with his clients, he combines Psychodynamic Therapy with elements of existential therapy, Family Systems Therapy, and Internal Family Systems therapy. David's interactive style is calm and candid, supportive and kind.
Personality disorders - Enduring maladaptive patterns of behavior, cognition, and inner experience; includes narcissistic, dependent, and borderline personality disorders
Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms
Trauma - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)
Couples counseling - Improving communication and problem solving skills with couples from all gender and sexual identities
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Life transitions - Adjusting to college, new relationships, career transitions and direction; mid-life existential, relationship, and career challenges; losing one’s drive or burn out; learning self-care
Existential challenges - Questioning purpose, spirituality, existence; finding one’s path and voice, especially when it differs from society's expectations
Adolescents - Navigating social, academic, and emotional challenges throughout teenage years
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Private Practice, 2013 - Present
McLean Hospital, 2015 - 2017
Edith Nourse Rogers Hospital, 2012 - 2013
Boston University, MSW, 2013
Princeton University, BA, 1981