Dr. David Sugarbaker is a licensed Clinical Psychologist who provides individual, couples and group psychotherapy for adults. He is trained in multiple therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. His approach to psychotherapy is client-centered and integrative of these various treatment approaches. Ultimately, he strives to create a space where clients can explore their thoughts, feelings, and values, create meaning in so doing, and find their path forward in life. His areas of specialty include anxiety disorders, mood disorders, substance use disorders, trauma, stress, anger, major life transitions, interpersonal distress, and marriage difficulties.
Dr. Sugarbaker received his doctoral training at PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium, followed by a psychodynamically-focused internship at Albany Psychology Internship Consortium, as well as a postdoctoral fellowship in Interprofessional Mental Health at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hospital. In addition, he completed one-year fellowships at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. Prior to his doctoral training, he received a Master’s degree in Public Health, with a concentration in Behavioral Health, from University of South Florida, and an undergraduate degree in Human Biology, Health and Society from Cornell University, College of Human Ecology.