David Shanks, LCSW

Therapy for Children and the Adults in Their Lives

David Shanks, LCSWSuccessful children are happy, socially competent and secure in developing age appropriate skills. They get along with their family, friends, and at school. What all parents want is to successfully launch their children as independent adults. I offer both short-term and long-term interventions for children and the adults in their lives.

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Testimonials
I have a terrible singing voice or I would sing the praises of David Shanks… His direction as a business coach is remarkable. His insight and subsequent guidance caused me to bring him into contact with my key staff.

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John Sipp, President and CEO
My decision to work with David Shanks was one of the smartest decisions I’ve made for my career. He has shown me how to contribute to my organization and professional advancement in ways that I had not known before consulting with him.

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James B. Davis
During the holidays my husband and I were very stressed about interacting with relatives and it was really affecting our relationship. It was worth it to work through the deeper issues this situation had brought up.

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T.W., Chapel Hill, NC
I was confused and stressed with the transition to college to the point of being suicidal. David helped me with tools for coping and working through some difficult feelings. Now I’m doing great.

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H.H., Raleigh, NC
I took my child to see David because I was very concerned about her self esteem and how she was doing at school. He worked with her on feeling better around other kids, and on feeling comfortable enough to participate in class.

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C.A., Chapel Hill, NC
My daughter’s grades were going downhill. Working with David helped turn things around in a short time. She is participating better at school, and there is less tension at home.

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M.V., Graham, NC
My son had been throwing tantrums and refusing to help around the house. Now he is much happier and more cooperative. He does his chores and I don’t even have to ask him.

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L.G., Chapel Hill, NC