David McDaniel is a Licensed Social Worker with a Master of Social Work from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is a native of Central Illinois. He has worked with diverse populations in both inpatient and outpatient settings, with a focus on recovery from opioid addictions, as well as other types. Additional areas of interest include mid-life transitions and encore careers, gender and LGBTQ+ concerns, mood disorders, and anxiety.
He offers every client an empathetic, non-judgmental, safe space, in which they are free to explore their unique life challenges. During sessions, he uses an individual approach incorporating strength-based elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.
Interesting Fact #1: David can always tell which direction he's facing-- without a compass!
Interesting Fact #2: He was born with an innate green thumb, which he claims is the reason behind having 15-too many plants in his home.