Meet Our Team


David Freeman, a licensed clinical psychologist in Washington, DC and Maryland, has been at Community Connections since 1991. Now the Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. Freeman started at Community Connections 25 years ago as a case manager. He has since been team leader or project director for projects that focus on consumer empowerment, trauma recovery, homelessness, addictions, de-institutionalization, mental health recovery and justice system involvement. Dr. Freeman was the Project Director for the SAMHSA-funded Options Plus project that helped find housing for people who struggle with the multiple problems of homelessness, mental illness, addiction and criminal justice charges. Dr. Freeman consults nationally on issues of men’s trauma recovery, dual diagnosis, and the criminal justice-mental health interface. He has half a dozen publications. Prior to coming to Community Connections, David worked in a range of mental health settings and with homeless youth. All together, he has 30 years experience providing mental health and social services. He maintains a private practice in Chevy Chase, MD.

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