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Dennis Michael Mc Carthy

Dennis Michael Mc Carthy, American mental health therapist. Certified substance abuse counselor, urinalysis laboratory technician. Recipient Substance Abuse Prevention award Council Governments, 1991, Governors award (2) Governor Virginia, 1991, Excellence in Treatment Programs award National Association Counties, 1992; grantee Department Criminal Justice, 1991.


Carthy, Dennis Michael Mc was born on May 26, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Austin Cecil and Bonnie Louise (Dowling) Mc Carthy.


Student, Oakland Community College, 1973. Bachelor of Science, Northern Michigan University, 1977. Postgraduate, George Mason University, since 1990.


Mental health therapist Marquette (Michigan) Branch Prison, 1977-1979. Instructor Internal Revenue Service, Austin, Texas, 1979-1980. Social worker Fairfax (Virginia) County Department Social Services, 1980-1984.

Community corrections counselor Arlington (Virginia) Community Diversion, 1984-1986. Deputy director Offender Aid & Restoration, Arlington, 1986-1990. Mental health therapist II Prince William County, Manassas, Virginia, 1990-1991, mental health therapist III, 1991-1992.

Director court services CSB/PricewaterhouseCoopers, since 1992. Hotline specialist Northern Virginia Hotline, Arlington, since 1981. Pre-trial S/A coordinator Prince William Court System, Manassas, since 1990.

Inmate pre-release Camp # 30 Manassas Regional Jail, since 1990. Consultant counselor Department Corrections Camp # 30, Fairfax, since 1990. Vice-chair Offender Aid & Restoration, Manassas, since 1991.


Big brother, tutor Big Brothers/Big Sisters Association, Marquette, 1974-1979. Counselor Alexandria (Virginia) Sheriff's Department, since 1984. Member National Association Volunteers in Criminal Justice, National Association Counseling and Development, Ex-Offender Service Providers Consortium (co-chair since 1986), Correctional Institutions Treatment Consortium (chairman), American Correctional Association, Virginia Association Alcohol Drug Council (education committee since 1991, secretary PricewaterhouseCoopers chapter since 1992), Metropolitan Area Career and Life Planning Network (education committee since 1986), Lambda Chi Alpha.


  • Other Interests

    Stock car driver and builder, pilot, scuba diving, travel.


Married Sally Virginia Walker, July 28, 1984. Children: Trevor Patrick, Colleen Elizabeth.