Education & Professional Activities
David Comparetto MA, LMFT, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Minnesota. He works with adults and teens, ages 13 and up, as well as with couples and families. Dave works collaboratively with clients to identify and enhance their strengths while reducing the negative self-talk that is associated with depression and anxiety. Dave uses humor, empathy and compassion in his person-centered approach, while helping people explore short and long-term goals for themselves in their lives. In his work with couples, Dave enjoys helping people learn communication skills so that they reach resolution in conflicts, and helps couples rediscover their passion for one another. Dave is certified in Prepare-Enrich, helping couples who are getting married to communicate their values and beliefs with one another.
Dave earned his Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas and has worked as a therapist in the St. Paul school district for several years. He also is completing certification training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, to help teens and adults who are struggling to overcome trauma-related symptoms.
David sees clients at the Woodbury location.