David  Mackall
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David Mackall

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW
Rhode Island Not Accepting Online
Providence Not Accepting In-person

This therapist is currently not accepting new clients. Find available Rhode Island therapists on Zencare.

Updated August 31, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • College mental health
  • Sexual addiction
  • Addictions
  • Trauma

Professional statement

David Mackall is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Rhode Island who works with clients for a broad range of issues, including anxiety, depression, trauma, pornography and sexual addiction, and relationship issues.

David received his Master’s degree in Social Work from Boston College, and also holds a Master’s degree in Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He has expertise in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, and Pastoral Counseling. He works with clients to combine these approaches, helping them to take practical steps towards facilitating lasting healing and change.

David has 15 years of Pastoral Counseling experience in his role at Christ Community Church and Gateway Health Care counseling individuals. He looks forward to welcoming you at his practice, located in Providence.


Message to clients

We are increasingly living in a time of hurry and superficiality which does damage to our mind, body, and soul. Therefore, it is important to give yourself the gift of therapy in which you can slow down, go deep and learn new ways to manage the challenges of life. 

It is important to look around at the different therapists in your area to find someone you feel will be a good fit so you can talk about the things that are troubling you and find the support and encouragement you need. I would be glad to work with you to offer this support!


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

College mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression

Sexual addiction - Building strategies to reduce harmful sexual behaviors; coping with difficult emotions, thoughts, and urges; maintaining healthy relationships

Addictions - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $120 (50min)
  • Initial session: $150 (75min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • As needed
Therapist's note


Location(s)

Providence practice
1 Richmond Square, Suite 103K, Providence, Rhode Island 02906
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire for hours
  • Tue Please inquire for hours
  • Wed Please inquire for hours
  • Thu Please inquire for hours
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire for hours
  • Tue Please inquire for hours
  • Wed Please inquire for hours
  • Thu Please inquire for hours
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2019 - Present
Christ Community Church, 2005 - Present
Gateway Health Care, 2006 - 2009
United States Air Force, 1995 - 1999

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, MA, 2019
Boston College, MSW, 2006
Boston College, BA, 2002


Languages

English


Client testimonials

"David was very easy to talk to. He explained everything in a manner that was easy to understand, and he took away any jitters so I could focus on my questions for him."
- Zencare client • November 2020
"He called right on-time, and we had an easy conversation."
- Zencare client • June 2020