Dr David Brooks, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Brooks has been a provider of neuropsychological and psychological services for more than 30 years. He has offered a number of services, including neuropsychological assessment, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, talk therapy, and pre-surgical psychological assessments. Dr. Brooks has a passion for assisting traumatized and distressed patients in their healing.

Professional Credentials

Licenses & Certifications

  • Diplomate American Board of Professional Psychology in Rehabilitation Psychology
  • Fellow American College of Professional Neuropsychologya eget dolor
  • Diplomate American Board of Professional Neuropsychology
  • Certified EMDR Therapy Provider
  • Founding Fellow American College of Advanced Practice Psychologists
  • Fellow American College of Forensic Examiners
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Education Background

  • Ph.D. Ball State University 1989 |
    School Psychology Program |
    Specialization: Neuropsychology
    (APA Approved Program)
  • M.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout 1987
  • B.A. University of Minnesota (cum laude) 1970

Professional Experience

  • December 2020 to Present | Clinical Psychologist and CEO of Dakota Trauma Therapy, PLLC, Bismarck ND
  • September 1995 to October 2020 | Clinical Neuropsychologist, CHI St. Alexius Health, Bismarck, ND
  • January 1993 to August 1995 | Director of Psychology and Neuropsychology Continental Rehabilitation Hospital, Terra Haute, IN
  • August 1993 to May 1994 | Visiting Professor of Neuropsychology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
  • November 1989 to December 1992 | Neuropsychologist and Psychological Services Coordinator, Center for Comprehensive Services, Carbondale, IL
  • January 1991 to March 1991 | Adjunct Instructor in Neuropsychology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
  • May 1989 to November 1989 | Neuropsychologist Candidate for Licensure, Learning Services Corporation Bear Creek facility, Lakewood CO
  • August 1989 to November 1989 | Adjunct Instructor, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO

Dr David Brooks' Life Passion

Assisting Traumatized and Distressed Patients in Their Healing

In his current practice, Dr. Brooks focuses on the following services:

  • Trauma Desensitization Psychotherapy using Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.
  • Counteracting specific fears using Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy.
  • Assistance with adjustment disorders often including anxiety and depression using talk therapy, including practice with cognitive behavioral strategies designed to improve adjustment and reduce distress.
Years of Education
1 +
Years Experience
1 +
Patients Treated
1 +