David Elkins, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Areas of Emphasis

  • Adolescent/Young Adult
  • Adult Anxiety, Depression
  • ADHD
  • Learning/School Problems
  • Parenting
  • Religious Faith and Mental Health
  • Drug/Alcohol
  • Marriage and Other Relationships

Client Groups Served

  • Adults
  • Adolescents
  • Couples
  • Families

Approach to Therapy
Interactive, Supportive, Cognitive-Behavioral

Background

Personal

  • Married 47 years to Pat Elkins, past Director of Learning Lab Brentwood
  • Two (2) adult children ages 40 and 37 and Four (4) Grandchildren ages 3-12
  • Active Member Edgehill United Methodist Church

David Elkins

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Self-Acceptance: The Cornerstone of Maturity

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Parenting ADHD Kids and Teens

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Violence and Human Nature

The past years have seen increased incidences of violence in the schools, in public, and in the workplace. The aftermath …