therapist Craig Moorman - Director and Co-Founder

Craig Moorman - Director and Co-Founder

Who is Dr Moorman?

Dr. Craig Moorman is a psychotherapist, specializing in couple therapy, anxiety, specific phobias, depression, addictions, and men's issues. He holds a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisiana, is a Virginia Licensed Professional Counselor, and is recognized by the Washingtonian as one of the Top Mental Health Professionals in the Washington, D.C. area. In 2003, Dr. Moorman and his wife, Dr. Adi Moorman, co-founded Finding Solutions Counseling Centers. Unique in the field, Dr. Moorman and his wife, Dr. Adi Moorman, both psychotherapists, offer specialized co-therapy services to couples as a husband and wife team.

What is his expertise?

Dr. Moorman's professional work experience is centered on couples, family counseling, anxiety, mood disorders, instruction and training. He majored in education at the undergraduate level, graduating summa cum laude from Concordia College, St. Paul, MN in 1988 with a BA in Education and a minor in Science. He then served as a teacher and principal for seven years at the elementary and middle school levels in Canada. During this time, Dr. Moorman also served as a youth summer camp director for non-profit organizations in the provinces of Manitoba and Ontario, Canada and as a domestic crises specialist for the police department in his local community.

Dr. Moorman also held the position of Coordinator of Family Counseling and Enrichment for three years for a non-profit organization. In this position, he supervised and oversaw all outpatient counseling, support groups, and family enrichment training. Dr. Moorman completed his doctoral internship with Fairfax County, VA Juvenile and Domestic Court Family Systems Unit and then joined a private practice in Annandale, VA. There he developed an outpatient practice and served as Coordinator for Sex Offender Services, adolescent dual diagnosed group co-leader, and clinical supervisor.

What else should we know about Dr Moorman?

Dr. Moorman has presented three papers for the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) International Conference on the topics of brief systemic therapy and prevention and has conducted Family Life Seminars throughout North America and in Asia. He has provided numerous workshops for non-profits, schools, churches, synagogues, social service agencies, universities, and business leaders.

He has been a guest speaker on the Fairfax County School District Cable Channel on the subject of teen depression and suicide. His most recent presentation at George Mason University was: Brain-Wise Teaching: Helping Early Childhood Educators to Affect Positive Brain Development in Children.

He is published in the Washington Parent Magazine, and he is a co-author of two theory papers with learned societies in the areas of systemic stability and change as related to social systems and families. He has also conducted two major research projects as co-investigator in the areas of couple and family interactions with the Dr. Wendel Ray, Director of Mental Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, and Dr. Charles Cole, University of Louisiana. Dr. Moorman's last research project focused on how mental health symptoms can be reduced by changing interpersonal patterns in family interacts.