David Gantz

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I bring a wide range of experiences and talents to my counseling practice. I have taught school, trained mediators, run a natural food business. I practice organic gardening in my backyard, and enjoy bicycling, camping, singing, and playing guitar.


  • Individual Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Couples Therapy

My Approach

I will work with you to clarify your vision and then encourage and empower you to travel your unique path through life. I believe we are marvelous and mysterious beings that sometimes have incurred damage from the travails and traumas we have endured. Often we can benefit from help cleaning our wounds and getting unstuck from old patterns. Then our natural healing processes will repair that damage. I enthusiastically support people on diverse life paths and in the LGBTQ communities.

My Background

I have received training in and utilize a wide range of practices including Solution-Focused, Cognitive-Behavioral, Dialectical-Behavioral, Narrative, and Gestalt Therapies, Hypnotherapy and Mediation. I keep current on newest brain and social relationship research.

All Treatment Orientations I Use

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Narrative 
  • Attachment Theory

Issues I Treat

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship / Marriage Issues
  • LGBTQ Issues

Insurance Plans Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • MODA
  • Optum
  • Regence BC/BS
  • United Behavioral Health


  • 503-432-3268
  • Website
  • 811 East Burnside Suite 217
    Portland, OR 97214

At a Glance

  • Experience: 22 Year(s) of Practice
  • Neighborhood: Alameda
  • Rate: $90-100/session

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