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David Lairmore, Psy.D.

David Lairmore, Psy.D.
Psychologist/Outreach Coordinator

Dr. David Lairmore received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky.  He completed his internship at the Grand Valley State University Counseling Center in Allendale, Michigan and post-doctoral training at the Marquette University Counseling Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  David is originally from the Dayton/Cincinnati area and is excited to return to his home state!  While David has worked with a variety of individuals across settings, a significant portion of his work has been with the college student population.  Within the microcosm of a university, he finds the most rewarding work is being able to join with the client as they explore their identity and development.  Grounded in an integrative approach and multicultural framework, David approaches therapy by establishing a strong clinical relationship, built on empathy and rapport.  Subsequently, assessing the client’s strengths through motivational interviewing; then conceptualizing through an attachment/interpersonal lens.  He incorporates treatment using an integrative toolkit, relying on cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal techniques.  David enters into a partnership with each client, with the partnership being intrinsically reciprocal.  The client is at the center of his work, helping to navigate and clarify their best route towards personal and professional fulfillment.