Oregon revokes license of mental health counselor David Bird for solicitation/sex with client
May 31, 2012
On April 2, 2010, the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists revoked the license of licensed professional counselor and marriage & family therapist David Bird, forever prohibiting him from holding such licenses in the state of Oregon. According to the Board’s Disciplinary Report, Bird engaged in dual relationships with multiple clients; used the counseling relationship to further his sexual interests; engaged in or solicited a sexual relationship with a client; used the counseling relationship to further his personal and financial interests; negligence; failed to conform to standards of conduct; failed to recognize professional responsibility and caused harm to clients and unauthorized disclosure of confidential client information.
Source: Disciplinary Report of the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists, January 2008 through present.
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