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Dave Shinoda

Dave Shinoda

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapistoffice: 925-820-1467 x607

Dave is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC46558). He joined CPCC in 2005. He has a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Holy Names University and a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is also on the pastoral staff of Pathway Community Church in Dublin with over 25 years of ministry experience.

Dave believes that effective therapy begins with the client. He believes that the client is the expert on what is working and not working in his or her life. Effective therapy as a collaboration between therapist and client working together to restore peace and well being to lives and relationships.

His areas of interest include:

  • Working with men, women and teens dealing with anger 
  • Working with couples to improve communication and intimacy
  • Restoring peace in families impacted by anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder or learning disabilities
  • Rebuilding after failure and bad decisions
  • Recovery from spiritual abuse
  • Caring for people in ministry and their families
  • Addressing problems in an Asian American context
  • Navigating issues around sexual orientation and gender identity in the context of a faith community.

Dave and his wife Debbie have been happily married for over 30 years and have three grown children.