David A. Morris, LCSW
David Morris, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker focused on helping children, adolescents, adults, couples and families at Cognitive Dynamic Therapy Association. He has specialty areas that include ADHD, oppositional-defiant disorder, anxiety, depression, child trauma, obsessive compulsive disorder, performance anxiety, relationship difficulties and parenting challenges.
David has been providing services to children, adolescents and families for the past twelve years guiding them to build behavior changes, reduce anxiety, lessen depression, improve performance, and add to parenting skills. He has also worked in partial hospitalization programs for children and teenagers with severe mental illness, plus other settings in which he has helped typical families and couples make the changes they desire.
In addition, David has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh Social Work School. He teaches courses for both undergraduate and graduate programs on marital/relationship therapy, human behavior, and social work assessment.
His approach to good therapy is a combination of evidence-based care using cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), trauma focused CBT, dialectical behavior skills (DBT), ERP for OCD, mindfulness skills, behavior management, Gottman’s approach to marital therapy, and in vivo exposures. David believes in a strength-based model, with plenty of skill building, practice, and encouragement.
He is open to a faith-based approach to those who desire it. In addition, he has empathic connection with the African American community including attending a mixed-race church.
Contact David Morris:
412-687-8700 Ext. 105