David M. Levin, LCSW-C
David M. Levin, LCSW-C has been in practice for over 23 years. He is known for his ability to connect with his clients and their families in a comfortable, direct and helpful way. He is described as a bit “out of the box” and non-traditional in his process. He employs a coaching and mentoring model with adolescents, incorporating cognitive behavioral strategies in his therapeutic approach. He works collaboratively with parents, educators and other care providers.
Education and Training:
Mr. Levin earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Maryland and his master’s degree in social work from the University of Pennsylvania. He received postgraduate training at Miami Children’s Hospital and clinical training in addiction from the Addiction Research Center and the Veterans Administration Hospital in Philadelphia. He was a founder, and Clinical Director of North Star Academy, a partial hospitalization program for adolescents.
Areas of Interest Include:
> ADHD in children, adolescents and adults
> ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) in children, adolescents and adults
> Treating adolescents through individual counseling, family therapy, and parent coaching
> Adolescents and young adults with ADHD, anxiety, depression, and oppositional behavior
> Young adults, who have “failed to launch” and who may require extra assistance with career counseling and academic guidance
> Residential placement services / therapeutic boarding schools
> IEP / 504 advocacy and implementation
Mr. Levin is a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical in the State of Maryland.