Education and experience
Starting out as a mental health nurse, David worked extensively in therapy programmes throughout the 1970s and 1980s before starting in private practice in 1996. He is a Master of Arts in Psychoanalytic Studies and a Master of Applied Science in Communication Management.
Since his earliest years as a mental health nurse, David has been driven by the desire to create some benefit for others, do something to help people and provide help to those who need it.
Breadth and depth
He works with individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents and has long experience with drug and alcohol issues, as well as sexual dysfunction. David has many contacts with general practitioners, psychologists and psychiatrists.
As well as his academic qualifications and long years of experience, David is a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse working under the Medicare Mental Health Nurse Incentive Programme.
David has lengthy experience working with people from various cultural groups, and understands many of the issues specific to particular cultures and how they influence people.