Hello! My name is David S. Cavin, I have over 30 yrs experience working with individuals, couples and families, age group 12 thru senior adults. I believe it is a sign of strength, not weakness, to ask for help. If you need help working through mental, emotional or spiritual problems please call for an appointment. I usually am able to see you within 3 days from the time you call. FEE is $100. for a 50 min session. I will consider a sliding scale in case of financial hardship. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. WORK EXPERIENCE: Director Family Life Center Fort Sill,Ok, Director Family Life Center Fort Ord, Ca. Taught Psychology Chattanooga State, Taught Sociology UT Chattanooga, Director Agape Counseling Service,Counselor Alcohol and Drug Unit Valley Psychiatric Hospital,Counselor Adolescent Unit Greenleaf Psychiatric Hospital, Counselor CBI/PSI, Counselor City Church/Transformation Center. EDUCATION: MA, Azusa Pacific U., MS, Long Island U. MDiv, Duke University DMin, San Francisco Theological Seminary
Speciality Areas: Marriage Counseling Premarital Counseling Drug and Alcohol Counseling Anger Management Depression Anxiety Teaching Communication Skills Sexual Dysfunction Parent Teen Relationship
Phone Counseling Available To make an appointment for phone counseling call 423 413 6363 I have 20 yrs experience working with military personnel and their families
Call or Email David S Cavin for a free phone consultation now - (423) 449-9996


  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: San Francisco Theological Seminary
  • Year Graduated: 1990
  • License No. and State: LMT0000000157 Tennessee


  • Avg Cost (per session): $100+
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Alliance
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Corphealth
  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Humana
  • Life Synch
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Medicaid
  • Shaw
  • Tricare for life
  • ValueOptions
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.


  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Addiction


  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Parenting
  • Sex Therapy
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse

Mental Health

  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Eclectic
  • Family Systems


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2014
David S Cavin, MA, MS, MDiv, DMin, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Chattanooga

David S Cavin

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MS, MDiv, DMin, LMFT