Dr. Davis offers consultation and supervision for inMind clinicians. He incorporates a combination of attachment, family systems, psychodynamic and trauma based theories to inform his clinical work. In practice, he specializes in working with adopted children and their families, children and families in conflict post-divorce or post-separation, as well as adult survivors of trauma and children currently suffering from post traumatic and complex trauma symptoms . Dr. Davis also provides ongoing consultation to caregivers and parents on healthy parenting practices along the developmental continuum.
In his role as a Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Davis provides empathy and warmth to the adults, children and families under his care while also challenging and confronting patterns in order to help them make healthy changes. He helps adults, children and families deal with the unexpected and at times, challenging life events (e.g., birth of a child, death of a loved one, new job or school distress).
Dr. Davis provides forensic services as a Child Custody Evaluator, Parenting Coordinator/ Special Master, co-parenting therapist and re-unification therapist to children and families referred by the family court. With regard to his forensic work, his areas of focus include domestic violence and child/ parental alienation. In his role as forensic psychologist, Dr. Davis’s primary aim is get everyone to do what is in the best interests of the child. He also provides comprehensive psychological assessments and evaluations for children and adults referred by the Court.
As a consultant, he advises various professional groups on the underlying dynamics that operate within organizations. Additionally, he provides ongoing clinical supervision and professional development consultation to pre-licensed doctoral or master level trainees pursuing careers in mental health or social work. He has taught several courses and provides workshops on diversity issues to various graduate schools and mental health agencies throughout the Bay Area.
Dr. Davis brings over 12 years of clinical expertise both to Bay Area community mental health agencies and those in the private practice sector. He received his Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Family Systems Theory from John F. Kennedy University in 2000. In 2008, Dr. Davis received his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the California Professional School of Psychology at Alliant University. He received his clinical training at the John F. Kennedy Counseling Center, Rubicon Programs Incorporated and the Family Institute of Pinole and the Ann Martin Center.