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  • Dave Bates LPC, ABCST

    Dave Bates is a licensed professional therapist in Fairbanks, Alaska, dedicated to facilitating healing for couples and families by strengthening interpersonal relationships. Clearwater Counseling services include relationship issues, marriage counseling, intimacy issues, sex addictions, anger therapy, anxiety and depression.

    Core values we aspire to include in our practice in addition to encouraging in our clients are: love, hope, compassion, forgiveness, and faith.

    Serving the Fairbanks Community – Facilitating Healing for Couples & Families


Call 907.457.6002 for appointments. This phone is answered 24 hours a day. Leave a message with our answering service. We return most requests for appointments within a few hours, and usually within the day. In most cases, you can get an appointment within one week. (We employ a private answering service. They are not counselors. Leave your brief request with them and they will contact us within the day.)

If you are having an emergency, please call 911. If you need us to contact you immediately, please let the answering service know.

How to Find Us

We are located:

122 10th Avenue
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Phone: 907.457.6002

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Appointment Hours

Monday to Thursday
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

8:00 am -12:00 pm

About Us

Clearwater Counseling is part of the nonprofit agency Fairbanks Youth Advocates. Created in 2006 to provide quality therapeutic counseling services to Fairbanks, Alaska, specializing in relationship issues, marriage counseling, sex addictions, anger management, depression, and anxiety.

Dave Bates is the clinical director. Dave is a licensed professional therapist who is also certified by the American Board of Christian Sex Therapists. He is guided and supported in his work at Clearwater Counseling by a board of directors. More »