Dave Brashear is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) specializing in individual, couples and family psychotherapy. He is a member of the Ochsner outpatient psychiatry team in Mandeville and maintains a private practice in Covington, Louisiana. As a graduate of Tulane with over 38 years of experience as a clinician, Dave specializes in couple and sex therapy. He is currently serving as an advanced practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are a chemical dependency, communication difficulties, problems of desire, arousal, and orgasm, and family difficulties.Dave has taught at Tulane and Southern University of New Orleans and presented at national conferences as well as to general audiences on topics ranging from children of alcoholics to family therapy.Dave is a practical, interactive, solution-focused therapist. His treatment approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients resolve current problems and long-standing patterns. He incorporates effective, proven approaches, drawing upon a variety of styles and techniques to incorporate what will be most helpful for each client. With sensitivity and compassion, he works with each client to help them build on their strengths to identify and achieve life goals.