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David J EllisLCMHC, LPC

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How has your particular field of specialization evolved in recent years and how has that impacted your work?

I have worked for over 30 years in the mental health field. My professional experience includes work with adults, adolescents, couples, families, and Military service members. I have worked in schools, hospitals, and both community inpatient and outpatient facilities. I have combined all my work experience to provide the best in private practice treating DSM-V disorders.

How do you determine therapy goals with clients? What does that process look like?

Smart goals Be clear about what you are aiming for your goals should include specifics who, where, when, why and what... Set goals you can measure Set a goal you are able to do Set a goal that is practical Time-related





Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


General Expertise


Academic challenges


Anger management

Body image issues


College & graduate student issues

Communication issues


First Session$150
Family Therapy$130
Couples Therapy$130
Group Therapy$250
Individual Therapy$110

Types of Therapy

Family Session

Couples Session

Group Session

Individual Session


Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Eclectic Therapy

Training / Certifications

National Board Certified Counselor 210586, Master Addiction Counselor Certification 507392 (NAADAC)


  • North Carolina, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, 4832
  • Connecticut, Licensed Professional Counselor, 1381


Master Arts in Counseling Awarded December 17, 1976 Pepperdine University

Advanced Certificate in Counseling, University of Bridgeport 30 credits beyond a Masters degree

Work History

For close to 35 years, Dave Ellis been helping clients improve their mental health through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. He earned a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Connecticut in 1975. After college, Dave served honorably in the United States Military and worked in schools and mental health agencies since 2005 in Connecticut. He has been in private practice in North Carolina since 2005 providing office and Telehealth Services. Dave is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Supervisor in North Carolina and a licensed Professional Counselor in Connecticut. His professional experience includes work with adolescents, couples, families, and Military service members. His specializations include Substance Abuse Counseling, Assessment, and Diagnosis, Client-Centered Therapy, Family Therapy, and DSM-V Disorders.

Frequently Asked Questions About David Ellis, LCMHC, LPC

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. David Ellis, LCMHC, LPC, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is David Ellis accepting new clients?

Yes, David Ellis is accepting new clients.

Does David Ellis accept insurance?

No, David Ellis does not accept insurance.

What types of therapy does David Ellis offer?

David Ellis offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does David Ellis offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in North Carolina and Connecticut can book David Ellis for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does David Ellis offer online therapy?

Yes, David Ellis offers online therapy to people in North Carolina and Connecticut.

How quickly can I see David Ellis?

David Ellis typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does David Ellis speak?

David Ellis conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with David Ellis online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with David Ellis online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.