Craig James is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner and Master Addiction Counselor working in outpatient private practice where he provides individual and group therapy to individuals, families, and couples. His clientele of adolescents, young adults, and adults includes students, business executives, professional and amateur athletes, and those with court involvement. He believes that because substance use occurs on a spectrum there is no one sizes fits all approach.
As the Co-Owner of Insight Into Action Therapy, he is the Director of Operations with the responsibility of ensuring the daily functions of the practice’s two office locations. This includes clinician orientation and development, marketing and business development, maintenance of the electronic health record system, and financial accounts. Craig holds a similar role as the Chief Operations Officer for his newest company, Insight Recovery Centers, an intensive outpatient program for those struggling with substance use disorders.
Prior to launching Insight Into Action Therapy, Craig worked for approximately 10 years with Finding Solutions Counseling Centers where in addition to overseeing the daily management of the program, he co-developed the Dual Diagnosis Recovery ProgramÓ with Cyndi Turner.
In addition, Craig works with the local courts, schools, and Loudoun Chamber of Commerce. Craig was the 2019 runner-up for Loudoun Now’s Favorite Loudoun Psychotherapist. Finally, Craig is a local and national speaker on topics of alcohol moderation, mental health, substance use disorder treatment, parenting, and emotional indulgence. He is on the board of the Virginia Region Association of Addiction Professional and Dandelion Meadow.
He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from George Mason University in 1995 and in 2006 his Master’s Degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.