David Rodriguez II received his Bachelor degree from Saint Martin’s University in 2013 and his Masters degree from Argosy University in 2016. David completed his internship at Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare in Lakewood and then was hired as a therapist in the Adult Outpatient Group. David worked with many adults with diagnoses such as Bi-Polar disorder, Schizophrenia, PTSD, Anxiety disorders, and Depression. David accepted a position at Catholic Community Services in Olympia where he worked with adults, adolescents, children, and families from 2016- 2018 as a Wrap Around with Intensive Services Therapist. David uses an existential approach which assists clients with understanding the limits and benefits of being human.
Existential Therapy focuses on finding purpose and meaning as well as learning how to accept responsibility, cope with emotions and understand the mysteries of the human condition. He meshes Existential Therapy with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which focuses on challenging and changing irrational or distorted thoughts about life events.
Prior to working in a therapeutic setting, David worked as a youth leader and youth pastor for 15 years. He has coached youth in the community for 22 years in sports such as football, baseball, soccer and middle school wrestling . David has also worked with married couples and been involved in leading and mentoring men in the community.
Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology- Argosy University, Seattle
Bachelor of Arts- Saint Martin’s University, Olympia
Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor (License # LH60875635)
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