David “Billy” Klun, LMHC has been working in the mental health field for 4 years and in the healthcare field for almost 10. Billy is a skilled therapist who combines empathy and compassion with his clinical training in his work with adults who struggle with substance abuse, sexuality and sexual dysfunction issues, family or relationship related difficulties, grief, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders in addition to anxiety and depression. He utilizes an eclectic balance of therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, as well as psychoeducation and mindfulness-based strategies, all to best meet each client’s needs.
Billy has worked at a clinic providing individual and group counseling for those struggling with addiction. He has worked with low-income families, and with elders in a residential setting. Throughout his work, he has also focused on encouraging and challenging men to access mental services and to break down the stigma associated with seeking support for their emotional health needs.
Billy earned his BA in Psychology, with a minor in English, from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He earned his MA in Mental Health Counseling from Boston College, and his MS in Gerontology from the University of Massachusetts at Boston.