David Welch, M.A., LPCC, NCC

  • David Welch, M.A., LPCC, NCC David is the Child and Family therapist at DIFRC. He is a Nationally Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate in the State of Colorado. He is originally from Cherokee, North Carolina, and is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. David earned his Master of Arts in Counseling and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Counseling Military Families from Regis University and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Professional Counseling at Liberty University. As part of his post-graduate work, David received extensive training in working with addictions, trauma, post-traumatic stress, and resiliency-building working exclusively with Combat Veterans before starting at DIFRC. David received his training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy at the Indian Country Child Trauma Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. David currently provides guest lectures on Counseling the American Indian to counseling students at Regis University, Colorado Christian University, and Denver Seminary. In his off-time, David enjoys emceeing powwows, cooking, running, time in the great outdoors, and, most importantly, spending time with his wife and grandchildren.