David Simons, LPC, NCC

About David

Addiction and Behavioral Specialist

David Simons, a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Board Certified Counselor, and Pennsylvania Certified School Counselor. David brings over five years of experience to The Better Institute. He has experience working with adolescents in schools as well as serving as a youth pastor. David is currently working towards his certification in gambling disorders. Additionally, he has expertise working in behavioral health with addiction, anxiety, and other mental health related issues.

In addition to working with students, David is a type one diabetic. David has invested much of his personal time and resources into learning about fitness and nutrition and how it impacts our overall well-being. David is an advocate for meditation, mindfulness, healthy eating, and exercise and the impact that can have on one’s mental well-being. David has personally struggled with anxiety and teaches clients the very tools he used for his own success. David states, “our body is like a vehicle and how we take care of it and fuel it largely determines how it functions”.

Individual Therapy– David utilizes a blend of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, and Trauma-Informed Care in his work with clients. His style has been described as genuine, positive, and empowering.

Contact David

Currently, David is scheduling appointments for

  • Individual Therapy

  • Couples Therapy