Dave Isbell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Emotionally Focused Therapist who is trauma informed and also trained in EMDR, Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness,
Internal Family Systems, and Narrative Therapy. In his role at Spring Forest Counseling he primarily works with adult individuals on issues related to relationships, grief & loss, stress, anxiety, depression,
trauma, and life-stage transitions.
Prior to becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, he spent nearly 15 years as a professional Career Coach in nonprofit, private practice, and college settings and still enjoys supporting adults through
mental health issues that often result from career change and college adjustment. He still maintains Certifications as a Job & Career Transition Coach, Global Career Development Facilitator, and as a
Human Resource Specialist.
Dave also completed training in Clinical Supervision from the NASW and provides Clinical and Macro Supervision for Limited Licensed Social Workers. Additionally, he is a Certified Online Instructor and
President of Mid-Michigan Emotionally Focused Therapy, a not-for-profit organization that exists to train therapists in the EFT model and to support them as they grow in their understanding of how apply the
science of adult attachment to people in need.