Psychotherapy Associates of Niagara
Phone: 716-285-1904
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Dr. David Skiba
Dr. Skiba is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), having received his Master of Social Work (MSW) and Doctorate (Ph.D.) degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has accumulated twenty-five plus years of experience in a multitude of settings: as a faculty member and counselor at the University of Maryland; as a psychiatric social worker for the Niagara County Department of Mental Health; as a group therapist for recovering alcoholics at the Niagara Falls Medical Center; as an intervention specialist with the Buffalo General Hospital; research assistant for the Research Institute on Addictions; and in varied roles across several human services. He has maintained a limited private psychotherapy practice for the past 16 years, while also working as an Associate Professor at a local college where he taught, conducted research and presented findings nationally and internationally.

Professional affiliations have included:

  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors & Therapists (ASSECT)
  • Mental Health Association of Niagara County
  • Pinnacle Community Services (a.k.a. Family & Children’s Services of Niagara, Inc.)
  • SAGE Publications – invited textbook reviewer.

Health Care Provider Identifiers

Dr. Skiba is credentialed by the National Provider Identifier (NPI) and by the Council for Affordable Quality Health Care/Universal Credentialing DataSource (CAQH). He is fully licensed in the State of New York, accepting most insurance plans.
Phone: 716-285-1904
Email: [email protected]
419 Walnut Ave. Niagara Falls, NY 14301
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Our Clinical Associates are experienced and professionally licensed mental health professionals spanning a wide variety of specialties. 
Areas of Practice

Dr. Skiba offers psychotherapy for a range of adult problem areas (18+ yrs. of age) including:
  • Mood problems
  • Anxiety issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Grief & Loss issues
  • Communication & Relationship issues (individuals only)
  • Mindfulness & Relaxation challenges
  • Adult ADHD disorders & adjustment
  • Career and/or Academic Coaching
  • Personal exploration and development
  • Sexual identity, orientation, or behavioral concerns

Dr. Skiba combines integrative, evidence-based practices under a short-term solution-focused model. Most importantly, he believes client care can be crafted to the unique needs and strengths of everyone, in an atmosphere of support, compassion and practicality.