David Banks, Licensed Professional Counselor in Alaska

David Banks, LPC

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I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, practicing within Christian principles, guiding individuals to have the image of God restored in their lives.

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, holding License # 119540 with the State of Alaska, Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing. I have a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling (MAMFC) from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. I provide therapy for individuals, couples and families. I work primarily with adults but will provide therapy for children in the context of a family unit. I teach marriage preparation and marriage enrichment classes, as well as individual pre-marital counseling. specialize in the area of marriage and family therapy, as well as recovery from addictions. I have served for twenty-five years as a minister, in which time I have provided biblical, pastoral counseling. As a Christian Counselor, I use the Bible as a guideline for building and strengthening healthy marriages and family relationships. I am a Clinical Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and a participating member of the National Association for Christian Recovery.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Alcohol Or Drug Use/Addictions
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief & Loss
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sex And/Or Pornography Addiction
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Trauma & Ptsd

Therapy Types

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

Community Specialties

  • 12-Step Programs

Faith Based Specialties

  • Christianity

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$200.00 - $200.00
Sliding Scale
No
Pay By
Cash, Check, Paypal
Insurance Plans Accepted
Aetna
,
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
,

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
8
License(s)
License #
state
Licensed Professional Counselor
119540
Alaska
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling
2014