David Spinka is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who practices in Manhattan's Upper West Side.
David specializes in Adult Anxiety, helping people struggling with a wide range of stressors.
David has particular expertise in helping people who are overwhelmed with the changes happening in their lives. This can include getting a new job or being out of one, the ending of a relationship or the beginning of one, moving cities or becoming a parent for the first time.
In a warm and supportive manner David helps clients learn practical, evidence based skills to manage their emotions, face their fears and thrive in new circumstances. He helps them gain a deeper understanding of themselves, identifying their core values and developing a tangible action plan to meet their goals.
David's therapeutic approach is rooted in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and integrates principles and techniques from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Positive Psychology.
Graduating from New York University, David gained extensive training in each of these modalities, utilizing their methods as the Director of Wellness in the Workplace for the Center for Anxiety (Manhattan) and running DBT groups.
David offers telehealth therapy for anyone living in New York State, allowing for sessions to be conducted from the comfort of one's home.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
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
Dating - Exploring one’s thoughts and beliefs about dating and the values that one brings into the dating world; processing through the ups and downs of meeting new people and starting or ending relationships
Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses
Panic attacks / panic disorder - Brief, intense periods of overwhelming fear or anxiety
Phobias & fears - Providing techniques and support to overcome intense fear, anxiety, and panic related to specific triggers, such as heights or crowded spaces
David Spinka is not in-network with any insurances.
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
I provide billing receipts which can be submitted to insurance companies for reimbursement of 60 - 90 percent of session fee, depending on your insurance plan.
Years of Experience: 8 years
Private Practice , 2021 - Present
The Center for Anxiety , 2018 - 2021
Ohel Regional Family Center , 2015 - 2017
New York University , Masters of Social Work , 2016
New York: 090713