David is a Licensed Professional Counselor, based in Hamden, CT. He has expertise working with young adults who are struggling to find direction in their lives. He has a personal interest in mindfulness meditation, has completed several silent meditation retreats throughout the country, and is a Level One Certified Teacher in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) through the Brown University Center for Mindfulness.
During his graduate studies at the University of Denver, David conducted research examining identity formation in competitive video game players, and continues to find fulfillment in working with clients to examine and develop healthier relationships with technology.
David looks to bring flexibility, presence, authenticity, and compassion to everything that he does, and to help those he works with reconnect to their own unique potentialities to live value-driven lives.
David has a diverse array of interests, and in his free time enjoys reading, running, cooking, hiking with his two dogs, and spending time with his family.
Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Peak performance - Addressing mental barriers to realizing full potential; overcoming performance anxiety and self-doubt to reach personal and professional goals
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression
Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying goals and steps to building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Men's health - Expertise in working with adult men; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges and promote physical and mental health
David Gofman is not in-network with any insurances.
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Private Practice, Present
Causeway Collaborative, 2016 - Present
Eating Recovery Center, 2015 - 2016
University of Denver, M.A., 2016
Ithaca College, B.S., 2013