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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
September 21, 2018

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Donald L. Costigan, LCSW, ACSW, SAP

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Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456



MSW 1983 Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA

BSW 1981 East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

LICENSURE Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1992

CERTIFICATION Academy of Certified Social Workers, 1991

Certified Substance Abuse Professional, 2005



12/17 - 7/18 LCSW, NAPHCARE, VBCC, Virginia Beach, VA

7/14 - Present Owner-Part-Time, Virginia SAP Referral Options, Virginia Beach, VA

11/14 - 11/15 LCSW, Right Path Addiction Center, Virginia Beach, VA

3/12 - 11/14 LCSW, Substance Abuse Therapist, Farley Center, Williamsburg, VA

9/11 - 2/12 LCSW (LMHP) Family Impact, Inc., Norfolk, VA. (Business Closed)

10/92 - 9/11 Co-owner/Administrator/Clinical Director, Addictions Specialist, LCSW,

New Bridges Outpatient Rehabilitation Centers, Virginia Beach, VA

11/91 - 9/93 Psychotherapist, LCSW, Pembroke Counseling Services, Va. Beach, VA

2/92 - 1/93 Substance Abuse Counselor & Case Manager, LCSW, (part-time), New

Beginnings at Serenity Lodge, Chesapeake, VA (Alcohol and Drug


11/91 - 3/92 Social Worker, Navy Family Advocacy Program, Lafayette Branch Medical Clinic, Norfolk, VA

2/91 - 10/91 Social Worker, (Temporary Position Gulf War) Navy Family Services Center,

NAB, Little Creek, Norfolk, VA

2/90 - 10/91 Psychotherapist, First Colonial Psychological Center, Virginia Beach, VA

4/87 - 1/90 Program Manager, Tidewater Psychiatric Institute, Norfolk, VA

6/85 - 4/87 Social Worker, Community Mental Health Services, Norfolk Community

Services Board, Norfolk, VA

8/85 - 4/87 Social Worker, (part-time), VA Beach Corrections Center, VA Beach, VA

9/83 - 8/84 Training Specialist, (Substance Abuse), Portsmouth Community Services

Board, Portsmouth, VA

3/82 - 7/83 Education Specialist, Navy Alcohol/Drug Safety Action Program (NASAP),

Naval Base, Norfolk, VA

4/65 - 8/77 United States Navy, (Retired from Naval Reserve - 1989)


During my MSW program I conducted 40-hour drug/alcohol educational programs (NASAP) for active duty Navy men and women who had been convicted of DUI or possession of illegal drugs.

Portsmouth CSB Coordinator of the Substance Abuse Prevention Program. Designed and implemented programs, community presentations to audiences of all ages.

First Social Worker at the Virginia Beach Corrections Center, and was able to determine my role. I provided crisis intervention, mental status exams, short-term counseling and medication referral.

Mental health prescreener for Norfolk CSB Mental status exams in the community to determine mental competence, and danger to self or others. Testifying in court to substantiate the involuntary hospitalization.

Tidewater Psychiatric Institute Coordinator of the Crisis Care Center in Virginia Beach. Community presentations, radio and television programs to discuss a variety of topics: depression, suicide, multiple personality disorders, seasonal depression, stress management, etc. Manager of the Labor Employee Assistance Program. Coordinated intakes, case management, and referral development. Co-developed and facilitated 12-Step aftercare program.

First Colonial Psychological Center Psychotherapist. Supervision for licensure.

Navy Family Services Short-term dynamic therapy with active duty military members.

Navy Family Advocacy Program evaluate spouse abuse, and child abuse. Treatment recommendations, and case management to ensure compliance with recommendations.

New Beginnings at Serenity Lodge IOP, groups and individual psychotherapy.

At Pembroke Counseling Services Psychotherapist. Intensive Outpatient Group for Chemical Dependency and two men's groups.

Co-Owner, Clinical Director and Administrator of New Bridges Outpatient Rehabilitation Centers. Specialized Outpatient Treatment Programs for Alcohol & Drug Addiction Adults & Adolescents. Closed business after my wife, the co-owner, had a stroke in 2008.

Family Impact, Inc. Licensed Mental Health Professional. Clinical supervision of counselors, chart audits, insured compliance with Medicaid regulations for intensive in-home counseling. Business closed 2/2012.

Farley Center at Williamsburg Place Primary Therapist, Twelve-Step for substance use disorder treatment in a residential setting. Provide group, family counseling and individual therapy. I started the Intensive Outpatient Program for the Farley Center in Williamsburg, VA.

Right Path Addiction Center LCSW. Twelve-Step and CBT in Suboxone/MAT program. Provide group, family counseling and individual therapy.

Virginia SAP Referral Options (Part-Time Business) SA Assessments and Referral to DOT employees.

NAPHCARE, VBCC LCSW, Mental Health Evaluations, Evaluate Suicide Risk.


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