David Eckert, LMHC, NCC, CRC is a Senior Consultant in the Center for Collaboration in Community Health at CCSI and supports CQI efforts in numerous counties across NY. He is a Nationally Certified Counselor, a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York State. He has over 28 years of experience in a variety of clinical settings, including 10 years as coordinator of mental health clinics in the Rochester area. Focused experience includes quality improvement, documentation standards, clinical design to improve service delivery, and family therapy. He received a Bachelors degree in Psychology at Florida State University and a Master’s degree in Community Mental Health Counseling at the State University of New York in Brockport. His appreciation of person-centered and evidence-based practice, as well as data-driven behavioral health service delivery, is woven into his consulting work with the Center. These experiences are also shared in his role as an Adjunct Professor for the Masters level counseling programs at SUNY Brockport, Medaille, and St. John Fisher College. Most recently, Mr. Eckert developed and is teaching a course titled “Neurobiology in Counseling” through the Counselor Education Program at SUNY Brockport.