David LaPell, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

EMDR Trained

Trauma Focused-CBT Trained

DBT Trained

Gottman Level I Trained

Insurance: Aetna, American Behavioral, Baylor Scott and White, Blue Cross Blue Shield, TRICARE

Private Pay Rate

Location: Plano, Texas

David grew up in the state of Texas and completed a bachelor’s degree in mass communications at Midwestern State University in 2005. While working on a graduate degree in marriage and family therapy, he served as a mentor for a program supporting youth in the foster care system. Following graduation, David served several nonprofit agencies, providing counseling to individuals with limited resources. 

David specializes in treating ADHD, emotional or sexual trauma, anxiety-based disorders, PTSD, depression, relationships, families, pornography addiction, family members of addicts and alcoholics, and dissociative disorders. In addition, he has notable experience working with children to address issues relating to self-esteem. 

David is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) , an effective form of treatment for complex trauma and anxiety-related disorders, including PTSD, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder and panic disorder. Most recently, David has pursued advanced training in the utilization of DBT.

In his spare time, David enjoys spending time outdoors, camping and hiking with his wife and 3 children.