David Meyer, Ph.D.

Dr David Meyer 2018

Health Psych Maine is pleased to announce that Dr. David Meyer is transitioning to full-time with Health Psych Maine.  Dr. Meyer has been with us on a part-time basis for over three years while doing evidence-based work with our veterans at the Togus VA.  You may have seen him in the MBPN documentary, A Matter of Duty (http://www.mpbn.net/Television/LocalTelevisionPrograms/AMatterofDuty.aspx ). 

Dr. Meyer is a licensed psychologist specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and empirically based treatments, including Prolonged Exposure (PE), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Interpersonal Therapy for Depression (IPT), and Integrated Behavioral Couples Therapy (IBCT).  His focus is PTSD/trauma-related disorders, depression, anxiety, adjustment, and couples therapy.  

Dr. Meyer completed his internship at the Salem VA Medical Center in Virginia and post-doctoral training with Boston University and the VA Boston Healthcare System.  He received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of South Dakota with a specialization in Disaster Mental Health.  Dr. Meyer has published articles and co-authored a book chapter related to assessment and treatment of trauma-related disorders, and presented on trauma psychology topics internationally.

Dr. Meyer joined the PTSD Clinical Treatment Team at the Togus VA Medical Center in 2009, where in addition to his clinical duties he served as a member of the Dartmouth Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (VA Maine Medical Center’s IRB of record) and supervised clinical psychology interns and residents.  He has presented throughout the medical and law enforcement communities on issues related to PTSD.

Prior to his psychology career, Dr. Meyer spent several years as an EMT/Firefighter for the U.S. Forest Service as an engine foreman and helicopter rappeller.  In his free time, he enjoys canoeing/kayaking, hiking, raising chickens and making maple syrup.