Dr. David Sugarbaker is a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist practicing in the Greater Boston area. David completed his doctoral training at PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium, followed by a psychodynamically-focused internship at Albany Psychology Internship Consortium, as well as a postdoctoral fellowship in Interprofessional Mental Health at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hospital. In addition, he completed one-year fellowships at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis and the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. Prior to his doctoral training, David received a Master’s degree in Public Health, with a concentration in Behavioral Health, from University of South Florida, and an undergraduate degree in Human Biology, Health, and Society from Cornell University, College of Human Ecology. David is curious about the integration of psychedelic science and psychotherapy, and enjoys writing about clinical and research advances in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.
Shifting from insecure to secure attachments may help rescue patients from pathological mental states.