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David Mackall

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW
Rhode Island
Anxiety-Depression-College mental health-Sexual addiction-Addictions-Trauma-

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Professional statement

David Mackall is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Rhode Island who works with clients for a broad range of issues, including anxiety, depression, trauma, pornography and sexual addiction, and relationship issues.

David received his Master’s degree in Social Work from Boston College, and also holds a Master’s degree in Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He has expertise in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, and Pastoral Counseling. He works with clients to combine these approaches, helping them to take practical steps toward facilitating lasting healing and change.

David has over 15 years of Pastoral Counseling experience in his role at Christ Community Church and Gateway Health Care counseling individuals. He looks forward to welcoming you to his practice, located in Providence.

Message to clients

We are increasingly living in a time of hurry and superficiality which does damage to our mind, body, and soul. Therefore, it is important to give yourself the gift of therapy in which you can slow down, go deep and learn new ways to manage the challenges of life. 

It is important to look around at the different therapists in your area to find someone you feel will be a good fit so you can talk about the things that are troubling you and find the support and encouragement you need. I would be glad to work with you to offer this support!

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 18 years

Private Practice
Christ Community Church
Gateway Health Care
United States Air Force

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, MA, 2019
Boston College, MSW, 2006
Boston College, BA, 2002




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

College 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

Sexual addiction - Building strategies to reduce harmful sexual behaviors; coping with difficult emotions, thoughts, and urges; maintaining healthy relationships

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

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse


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

Locations & Hours


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$120 (50min)
  • Initial session:$150 (75min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
Therapist's note

Client testimonials

"David was very easy to talk to. He explained everything in a manner that was easy to understand, and he took away any jitters so I could focus on my questions for him."
- Zencare client November 2020
"He called right on-time, and we had an easy conversation."
- Zencare client June 2020