Dennis DiPinto, LMHC
Dennis DiPinto has over 25 years of experience in the behavioral health and substance abuse spectrum. He has worked in private practice, inpatient, outpatient, and In-home therapy with youths and families, as well as experience as a clinical supervisor and program director at a substance abuse facility. Dennis spent the first part of his career as a correctional officer as well as a police officer. He is a graduate of both the RI Correctional Training Academy as well as the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy. He is also an Honorably Discharged Veteran of the U.S. Army.
Early in his career, Dennis was introduced to Community Support Treatment with both adults and children. Additionally, he worked as the clinical supervisor and Program Director of a methadone clinic. He also was the clinician for the Massachusetts North Central Correctional Institute Prison in Gardner, Massachusetts, working with sex offenders. He has been published and has an advanced degree in part from his work and study at the prison. Working at in-patient facilities, out-patient facilities, as well as In-Home Therapy and collaborating with DCF, the courts, and local police departments and has provided expert testimony in court cases in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Academically, Dennis has graduated from Salve Regina University, and Roger Williams University, as well as having received his graduate and post-graduate degrees from Rhode Island College. He has a Master of Arts Degree in Agency Counseling and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Educational Psychology. Dennis has an LMHC and has also been added to The Heritage Registry of Who’s Who. Due to his recognition of his accomplishments, and contributions to his organization, he has been added to the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., as well as major libraries throughout North America.