David  Lane
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David Lane


Psychologist, PsyD Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Massachusetts, New York Accepting Online
Great Barrington Not Accepting In-person
Updated September 27, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Panic attacks / panic disorder
  • Life purpose & meaning

Professional statement

David Lane is a clinical psychologist, licensed in New York and Massachusetts, committed to helping adults who feel overwhelmed by stress and anxiety or stuck in negative feelings, substance misuse or compulsive behavior, to get unstuck and to cultivate the hope and drive necessary to build a more fulfilling life.

David's approach is active, attuned, compassionate and experiential, helping clients to connect with genuine sources of meaning and motivation and developing new perspectives and ways of responding to distressing or discouraging thoughts and feelings. David been trained in a number of therapeutic modalities and strives to be nimble and flexible in finding the most helpful approach for each client. That said, he draws heavily from the evidence-based orientations, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

Prior to transitioning to private practice, from 2014 to 2023, David helped establish and then served as clinical director of CMC:Berkshires, a nationally respected residential treatment program specializing in evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring issues. Prior to that, David worked for the Center for Motivation and Change (CMC) from 2006 - 2013, first as a staff psychologist, and then as director of CMC's outpatient office in Westchester, NY. David was also a past-president of the executive committee for the New York State Psychological Association's Division on Addictions.

David is based in Massachusetts and sees clients residing in New York and Massachusetts via telehealth. He also has a part-time office in Great Barrington, MA where he sees clients in person.

Message to clients

I am passionate about psychotherapy, interested in the creative process of finding a unique path toward positive change with each client, and feel lucky to have the privilege of engaging with others in such meaningful and impactful work. I rely on approaches that research has shown to be effective and I check in regularly to make sure that therapy is feeling helpful and moving one toward his/her/their goals.

If you are interested in scheduling a consultation with me, please contact me to schedule a brief phone call at no cost so that we can discuss your concerns and goals, I can answer any questions you might have, and we can decide whether my approach and skill set is a good fit for your needs.


Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Panic attacks / panic disorder - Brief, intense periods of overwhelming fear or anxiety

Life purpose & meaning - Exploring one’s beliefs and values around life purpose, meaning, and spirituality; addressing the barriers to living a life that feels fulfilling, including instigating change or developing new habits


  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)


David Lane is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $350 (50min)


Online Sessions (Massachusetts)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9 - 2:30
  • Tue 9 - 6:30
  • Wed 8 - 6:30
  • Thu 9 - 5:30
  • Fri 9 - 5:00
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9 - noon
  • Tue 10 - 6
  • Wed 8 - noon
  • Thu 10 - noon
  • Fri 9 - noon
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Great Barrington practice
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9 - Noon
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 17 years

CMC:Berkshires, Clinical Director, 2014 - 2023
CMC:Westchester, Clinical Director, 2009 - 2014
CMC:NYC, Staff Psychologist, 2006 - 2014
NYU Counseling and Behavioral Health, Staff Psychologist, 2006 - 2007
NYU Counseling and Behavioral Health, Post-Doctoral Fellows, 2005 - 2006
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Psychology Intern, 2004 - 2005

Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, PsyD, 2006


Massachusetts: 9670

New York: 017338