David Root, MSW, LISW-S
David Root is a licensed social worker supervisor trained to diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders. He has degrees from Otterbein College (BA) and The Ohio State University (MSW). David has over ten year's experience working with children and families in a variety of settings, and has been working as a therapist since 2009. Before joining Providers for Healthy Living, David was a clinician at UMCH Family Services, where he provided a variety of mental health services to children in residential, foster care, and outpatient settings. David specializes in treating children, adolescents, and young adults who struggle with mood disorders, grief and loss, trauma recovery, and oppositional behaviors. He has specialized training in alcohol and drug assessment, problem sexual behaviors, and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy. More than anything, David desires to help his clients live a full life.