David Zavasky, LPCC-S LICDC-CS
David Zavasky has worked as a professional clinical counselor in the mental health and substance use disorder fields since 2010 in a variety of functions. Specifically, he has been a clinician in community outpatient agencies and residential settings, providing mental health and substance use treatment to individuals ranging in age from 13 and above individually and in groups. Most recently, He served as the clinical director at a community mental health agency providing treatment to individuals experiencing severe and persistent mental health symptoms, complex trauma, and substance use disorders.
Dave has advanced training in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. He specializes in working with individuals struggling with self-esteem concerns, men’s issues, depression, anxiety, domestic violence concerns, trauma, and psychosis. Additionally, Dave has several years and extensive training in counselor supervision and education. He also enjoys helping new professionals grow their skills and competencies.
He has been a supporter of LGBTQ+ Allies Lake County and a resource to further their cause to promote mental health and substance use disorder treatment. His other accomplishments include serving on the Lake County Trauma Task Force and developing a Project Dawn program at Crossroads Health to combat opiate addiction.
Dave graduated from John Carroll University with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology, specifically with concentrations in cultural diversity and criminology. He obtained his Master's degree in Community Counseling from University of Akron.