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Chinita Craighead

Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, Certified Clinical Supervisor

Charlotte, NC


Work Experience

Mobile Crisis Therapist

Affiliated Santé Group
Charlotte, NC

March 2007 to Present

(Part-time Position)- Responsibilities include providing crisis intervention, clinical assessments/screening, and evaluation services to children, adults, and families the areas of mental health and substance abuse related issues.

Lead Clinician

RHA Health Services, Inc.
Monroe, NC

December 2009 to August 2011

- Administratively and clinicallymanaged the substance abuse outpatient program. Responsible for program development and monitoring. Provided clinical assessments and counseling to individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse challenges. Also provided clinical supervision for non-licensed and licensed staff.

Supervisor/Clinical Counselor

Southeast Addiction Institute and Learning Center
Charlotte, NC

October 2005 to June 2009

- Provided clinical and administrative supervision to Substance Abuse counselors. Performed assessments, individual/group counseling in the areas of Cognitive Restructuring Education, Substance Abuse and Dual Diagnosis.

Child and Family Therapist

Catawba Community Mental Health
Rock Hill, SC

April 2003 to June 2005

- Individual, family and group therapy provided to children and their families; assessments, case support, consultation with psychiatrists, nurses and school staff also provided.

Mental Health Therapist III

Piedmont Behavioral Healthcare
Salisbury, NC

March 2002 to April 2003

- Provided crisis intervention services such as assessments, individual counseling, family counseling, and hospital placement to individuals experiencing an acute psychiatric or substance abuse crisis.

Substance Abuse Counselor

Pineland MH/MR/SA Community Services Board
Statesboro, GA

June 2000 to November 2001

- Provided individual, family, and group counseling to substance abusing and dual-diagnosed individuals in the following levels of care: crisis stabilization, residential, outpatient, and intensive outpatient services.


M.Ed. in Counselor Education

Georgia Southern University Statesboro -
Statesboro, GA

1998 to 2000

B.S. in Psychology

Radford University -
Radford, VA

1992 to 1996


Licensed Professional Counselor

September 2002 to June 2012

Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist

July 2008 to July 2012

Certified Clinical Supervisor

July 2011 to July 2012