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David Ha

Resident

Supervised by Kenneth Bateman, LMFT-S

Credentials
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist-Associate
Practice Locations
  • Main Location
Life Stages
  • Children, under 5 years
  • Children, 5-12 years
  • Adolescents, 13-17 years
  • College, Young Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
Areas of Focus
  • Children with disruptive and oppositional behavior
  • Family therapy
  • Grief and loss
  • Marriage, couples
  • Pre-engagement, pre-married
  • School-related issues
Languages
  • English
  • Korean
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Queens College
  • Masters of Divinity in Biblical Counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary, Glenside, Pennsylvania
  • Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas

Philosophy

As a counselor, my goal is to work with you to provide a safe space of acceptance. I value each person as an individual and try to tailor evidence based treatments coupled with creativity and collaboration, to understand best how to walk alongside you towards overall wellness. I have a particular passion in helping children, teens, young adults, couples and families.

David has worked with children, teens, young adults, couples and families for over a decade in both the church setting and professional setting. He has worked with people of various demographics in the East Coast, Midwest and West Coast.

Additional areas of focus:

Anger management
Boundaries
Bullying
Child and play therapy
Children with disruptive and oppositional behavior
Eating disorders/body image
Faith and spirituality
Family therapy
Grief and loss
Guilt and shame
Identity and self-image
Life changes/transitions
Marriage, couples and pastoral care
Parenting
Relationship issues
School-related issues
Screen/internet addiction
Social skills
Stress management
Trauma

Certifications

  • Ordained in the Presbyterian Church of America (PCA)
  • Licensed in clinical pastoral counseling with the National Christian Counselors Association (N.C.A.A.)