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Cornell Davis III, MSW, LSW (He/Him/His)

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside of you.”

-Maya Angelou

Bringing over a decade of experience working in behavioral and public health, community mental health, residential, K-12 and higher education, crisis, and outpatient settings—Cornell has a deep desire and commitment to help unburden and bear witness to the stories of those who have experienced interpersonal and community violence, resource deprivation, abandonment, and intergenerational trauma.

As a licensed social worker and clinician, I have recognized that the triumphs and problems that exist in all of our lives are very often tied to a story— themes and narratives that give us meaning and help us make sense of the world.  Some of the ideas around identity and belonging get embedded early in life and can create instability and sometimes impede forward progress. I fully embrace the opportunity to be a part of your journey towards healing and personal fulfillment, and have commonly helped people deal with: abuse, life transitions, grief and loss, behavioral issues, school performance and functioning, anxiety, depression, family conflict, couples issues, self-esteem, and even employment related concerns.

Using a systemic, multicultural, and trauma informed approach, we will: 

  • identify your strengths and areas of resilience and inherent power
  • explore and uncover root causes and patterns that are negatively shaping and impacting your life
  • repair damaged relationships
  • address parenting concerns /challenges
  • re-author your story, and work to understand what messages impact your ability to thrive

Also, based on your comfort level and choosing, spirituality may also be utilized as a potential resource for creating positive change.  Under ongoing supervision and consultation, additional modalities such as EMDR and psychodrama will be incorporated for clients as deemed appropriate.

With a touch of compassion, humor, and candor we will create a highly individualized plan to promote healthier behaviors, resolve various types of trauma, and shift how you see yourself, the world around you, and what has happened (and is happening) to you.  Utilizing narrative and attachment-based therapies, each individual is invited to actively participate in gaining mastery over life events, lay a foundation that will help you to flourish in whatever environment you are in, and to then incorporate this into a more whole and integrated self—to create a new story.   

Cornell’s typical fee is $150 for individual therapy (53 min); he is able to work on a sliding scale if needed. Although he only works on a self-pay basis, he is able to provide documentation for clients to submit for out-of-network reimbursement from their insurance provider.