David Pincus, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist committed to providing effective, yet individually tailored psychotherapy in partnership with each client. Dr. Pincus completed more than 12,000 hours in training during his pre-doctoral and doctoral level training, ranging from eclectic transpersonal therapies and guided imagery to traditional scientifically-grounded behavioral therapies. He is an active researcher and trainer in the areas of human resilience and psychotherapy, and tailors a unique "approach" to each client he sees. He specializes in the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive and other anxiety disorders, but has extensive experience in most of the challenges that bring people to therapy. The office is located in Old Town Orange and serves Yorba Linda, Anaheim, Santa Ana and the surrounding communities, in addition to some limited remote session capability on a case-by-case basis.
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Existential crisis & challenges - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness
Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress
Nonmonogamy, polyamory, and kink - Exploring one’s values in and beliefs about relationships; practicing boundary-setting, conflict resolution, and romantic or sexual relationship bonding with partners
David Pincus is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 20 years
Chapman University, Full Professor, 2018 - Present
Private Practice, Clinical Psychologist, 2003 - Present
Chapman University, Associate Professor (Tenured), 2010 - 2018
Chapman University, Frances L. Smith Community Clinic, Clinic Director, 2009 - 2011
Chapman University, Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), 2003 - 2010
UC Davis, Dept. of Psychiatry, Post-doctoral Fellow (APPIC Accredited), 2002 - 2003
Shasta County Mental Health, Pre-doctoral Intern (APA Accredited), 2001 - 2002
The Counseling Center of Milwaukee, Doctoral Practicum (2000+ hours), 1998 - 2001
Marquette University Center for Psychological Services, Doctoral Practicum (2000+ hours), 1996 - 2001
Physicians' Referral Weight Loss, Weight Loss Counselor, 1999 - 2000
St. Charles Youth and Family Services, Social Worker, 1992 - 1995
Zarahemla Inc, Mosiah Home, Facility Manager, 1991 - 1992
Marquette University, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 2002
Marquette University, M.S. Clinical Psychology, 1998
Pitzer College, B.A. Psychology, 1991