Craig Dupuis, LPC, LMFT Clinician – Fairfax
Craig Dupuis has been working in the field of mental health and addiction since 1992. He became a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in 1997. He is also a Licensed Professional Counselor in DC. For more than two decades, he has worked in a variety of settings including community mental health centers, residential treatment facilities and private practices. He also worked with military personnel as a Military and Family Life Counselor and later became an area supervisor. He supervised 29 counselors on 12 military installations in California. Craig also holds certifications from the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), and he is a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) under the US Dept. Of Transportation. He is an approved provider by the Virginia Counseling Board to help residents in counseling and marriage and family therapy work towards independent licensure.
Craig is certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and has used this as well as Cognitive Behavior techniques to provide treatment to a wide variety of mental health and addictive disorders. He generally works with adults 18 years and older and considers addiction and relationships to be his specialties. With his knowledge in the field, personality and professionalism, he has helped many individuals and couples resolve a variety of issues and improve their lives. Craig obtained his master’s degree in Counseling in 1992 from Old Dominion University and his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Virginia Wesleyan College (University) in 1990. He grew up in New Jersey but moved to Virginia in 1985. He has been married for over twenty years and has two grown daughters.
Primary: Anger Management, Anxiety/Fears, Bipolar Disorder, Couples/Marital, Depression, Divorce/Separation, Domestic Violence, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Parenting, Relationships, Sex & Pornography Addiction, Substance Abuse, Trauma/PTSD
Secondary: Deployment/Reintegration Issues, Eating Disorders, Family, Loss/Grief, Stepfamilies
Treatment Orientations: Cognitive (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral (DBT), Family Systems, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)