David W Gavel

Psychologist, Ph.D.

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David W Gavel, Ph.D., Psychologist in Hattiesburg
(601) 402-9966 Website

David W Gavel

Psychologist, Ph.D.


Location

1 Commerce Drive Suite 106
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39402
(601) 402-9966

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Dr. Gavel is a licensed psychologist with experience in assessment and outpatient treatment for individuals struggling through complex challenges of life. He specializes in treatment of trauma, anxiety & panic, depression, addiction, psychosis, and interpersonal problems. He is trained and experienced with cognitive behavioral therapy, prolonged exposure, mindfulness, and other research-supported treatments to help patients identify and overcome the challenges of mental health symptoms. He is trained in advanced psychological testing for a variety of complex and unique needs.

We offer forensic & medical evaluations according to best practices. We are skilled at interacting with legal teams & workers compensation. Specialized evaluations include presurgical screenings, opioid risk, fitness for duty, forensic disability, differential diagnosis, learning and developmental disorders, adoption, custody, court ordered, and immigration.

The Pain Rehabilitation Program is a 20-day functional restoration program that teaches how to return to work, school, or daily activity despite chronic pain. We teach how to eliminate opioids using proven methods to manage pain including rigorous physical therapy, psychotherapy and mind body techniques. 50 to 75% of our members return to work.

Qualifications

  • School: University of Southern Mississippi
  • License and State: 581027 Mississippi

Finances

Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BCBS of AL, LA, TX
  • Beacon
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Fox Everett
  • GEHA
  • Health Care Alliance
  • Medicare
  • TRICARE
  • Out of Network
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Additional Credentials

  • Degree: University of Southern Mississippi / Masters of Science
  • 2013

Location

1 Commerce Drive Suite 106
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39402
(601) 402-9966

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Personality Disorders
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychosis

Client Focus

Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Biofeedback
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 09 Sep 2019
David W Gavel, Ph.D., Psychologist in Hattiesburg

David W Gavel

Psychologist, Ph.D.