The following is a list of Dave’s areas of counseling expertise:

Emotional issues

There are a number of emotional concerns that may prompt an individual to seek counseling. Counseling will enable you to honestly discuss these areas in a safe environment and learn coping skills to manage or completely eliminate these issues for your life.  Dave specializes in counseling for the following emotional issues.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Grief and Loss
  • Divorce Recovery
  • Self Esteem


Are you caught in a cycle of addiction?  Do you want to understand and gain control of your addiction?  Dave has helped many individuals learn how to control their addictions and regain control over their lives.  He can offer this help to you.

  • Chemical Dependency
  • Pornography

Men’s issues

Over the last 15 years Dave has led the Men’s Ministry at Northern Hills Christian Church. In that time he has had countless opportunities to connect with men both as a mentor and in the context of a counseling relationship. Dave has a heart to see men fulfill their purpose in life and to overcome issues unique to men that so often hinder them from achieving their goals.

  • Substance Abuse
  • Addiction issues
  • Pornography
  • Self-Esteem

Relationship Counseling

There are countless combinations of relationships; marriage, parent-child, friendships, siblings etc.  Relationship counseling requires the ability to blend a shared vision of a new and better relationship with the unique concerns and issues of each individual involved in the relationship.  Dave has had many opportunities over the years to not only counsel people into healthier relationships, but to teach seminars on topics such as:

  • General relationship issues
  • Setting Healthy Boundaries
  • Marital Counseling
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Intimacy

He can help you and all individuals involved in a relationship understand and express views and develop methods and skills you can utilize to build a stronger and more fulfilling relationship.

Pre-Marriage Counseling

Every successful marriage needs to address several issues including, just to name a few:

  • Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Expectations
  • Financial Management
  • Family and Friends
  • Children and Parenting

For a marriage to be lasting and fulfilling couples will benefit by addressing many key issues in these areas.  Dave offers a pre-marriage counseling package of 4 sessions utilizing the PREPARE Inventory.  As a trained PREPARE Counselor/Facilitator Dave helps couples plan for a successful marriage through in-depth discussion and assignments.  By participating in PREPARE couples will set themselves up for a long and mutually satisfying marriage.


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