David Essel, M.S., O.M. (He/Him)

Counselor/Therapist, Master's Degree Psychology, Ordained All Faiths Minister
 therapist: David Essel, M.S., O.M.,
In-Person in Fort Myers, FL 33907
Online in Florida
"David Essel's mission is to inspire individuals to effortlessly recognize their own unique gifts and to become more alive, successful and happy in every area of their lives!" Dr. Wayne Dyer

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Family, Group, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adult, Senior, Teen
Demographic Expertise: Buddhist, Christian, LGBTQ+, Men, Women clients.
Languages: ENGLISH

Treatment Approach

  • Behavioral
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focus Therapy
  • Developmental
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused (EFT)
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Rational-Emotive
  • Self Psychology
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Approach Description: David's work is fully focused on your individual needs, family history and current challenges you are facing. There are no shortcuts to success, david will support you immensely on your work with him. Individually created, for you and your specific experiences and needs.

Education & Credentials

David Essel, M.S., O.M. Master's Degree Psychology, Ordained All Faiths Minister
  • Male
  • Practicing Since 1980
Education: Master's Degree Sport Psychology, for the first 10 years of his 42 years as a counselor. In 1990, David began deep relationship work as he became a minister, helping people from all religious background to heal.. This lead to his work with trauma, addiction and self esteem issues.


  • Average Session Fee Introduction/Discovery 20 minute phone session is free for all.
  • Out of Network

David Essel, M.S., O.M. Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Fort Myers, FL 33907
  • Available Online for residents of Florida
  • Online Therapy Details: Hi! David has done online therapy for 40 years, using Skype, Zoom as well as phone. This saves you time, travel time and more!
David Essel, M.S., O.M. Practice Description
David uses all available therapeutic tools available to help people overcome challenges, bad habits and addictions.....and at the same time, achieve their biggest goals in life! He has helped save hundreds of marriages and relationships with his unique style of marriage counseling. Talk therapy plus assignments, equals success for you in any area of life! His unique counseling practice has created incredible success for his clients, and endorsements from celebrities like Wayne Dyer, Jenny McCarthy, Mark Victor Hansen , Kenny Loggins and more. 20 years ago David began his Divorce Prevention course, which has helped hundreds of couples to save their marriages. He created his own living apart together model for couples, that when combined with emotional regulation, can create the deep love we all desire. His work with sexual abuse, rape and incest victims has helped people regain lost confidence , esteem and more! David's 4 step forgiveness program is so powerful, and effective that people from all over the world seek his guidance to become free from past pain and betrayal. His holistic addiction recovery program takes care of the mind body spirit.......with brain chemistry supplementation to help his clients learn how to eliminate all addictions! David is simply.......committed to your success.

Practice Overview

5237 Summerlin Commons Boulevard
Available both in-person and online
44 Years Experience
Couple, Family, Group, Individual

Office Hours

9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Driving Directions

Premier Executive Center, 5237 Summerlin Commons Blvd, Ft Myers, Fla 33907. 941.266.7676

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