David has been in the he field for fifteen years. He received his Master’s degree in Education at Lesley University, Cambridge MA and his Bachelors of Science degree in Addiction Counseling from Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN. David is also a certified to provide supervision to alcohol and drug counselors through the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy of Minnesota. David is very competent in facilitating individual, groups and large educational lectures. He has a great passion for teaching and motivating clients to create lives in recovery that brings them a sense of purpose and joy. Areas of expertise for David included: Crisis Intervention, Recovery Maintenance, Sexual Health, Grief and Loss. & Clinical Supervision. Prior to working for SPSL David has worked for Restoration Counseling & Community Service, The Pride Institute & The Retreat.