The world can be a scary place. I’m here to navigate life’s tumultuous journey with you by side.

Life can be difficult and there are many challenges to face, but I believe we all have the strength and resilience needed for growth. Think of me as your co-pilot on this journey.

“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.”
― Carl Gustav Jung

Therapy is a challenging yet extremely rewarding process that requires self-reflection in order to reach our goals with confidence; it creates an environment where you feel safe enough to open up and work through the issues resolving the root causes of the problems, not just the consequences.

Expertise & education

David is a professional psychiatrist, a graduate of the University of Oregon. In 2019, David has opened his private practice, providing a wide range of psychotherapeutic services to children, adolescents, and adults, as well as couples and families. One of the areas of Dr. McConaghy’s scientific research is the effects of hydrotherapy on psychological wellbeing. David is an active media contributor and has co-Founded ByRossi, an online journal where he shares his expertise in psychology and hydrotherapy.

St Matthews University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
2001 – 2004

UC San Diego
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Animal Physiology & Neuroscience
1997 – 2001

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
General Adult Psychiatry Residency
2004 – 2008

Unity Center for Behavioral Health
Oregon, 2009 – 2014
Staff Psychiatrist – Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

Lukin Center for Psychotherapy
Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States, 2014 – 2019
Medical Director

David McConaghy
Oregon, since 2019
Private Practice

Contact me

10260 SW Greenburg Rd
Portland, OR
97223, United States