Psychologist and Therapist in Columbia, South Carolina Darius Poitier, Psychologist

License: LISW-CP

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Psychologist and Therapist in Columbia, South Carolina Darius Poitier, LISW-CP

Darius Poitier, LISW-CP

Darius Poitier has over 20 years experience working in the social services industry. He has worked in clinical practice settings including outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, inpatient, and residential treatment. Darius also has experience in clinical counseling, Christian counseling, and substance abuse treatment and case management

Originally from South Florida, Darius earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Lynn University in 2004 as well as a Masters of Social Work (MSW) from Barry University in 2014. Mr. Poitier is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW-CP) in South Carolina as well as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida. He also became an ordained Christian Minister in 2012.

Darius treats patients using individual and family/couples therapy. He typically employs a cognitive behavioral approach to therapy, although he also uses other modalities such as solution focused therapy, centered therapy, and family systems therapy.

Mr. Poitier provides treatment for several issues including depression, anxiety, grief, adjustment disorder, mood dysregulation and relational distress. If requested, Darius offers Christian counseling while integrating evidenced based clinical interventions.

Since 2019 Darius has been providing Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). EMDR therapy has proven to be effective in treating trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, panic disorders and other mental health disorders.

Aside from his professional work, Darius enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and drag racing.

Expertise

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Companion Benefit (BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Prisma Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)

Interventions

  • CBT for Insomnia
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Faith-Based Treatment
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills

Populations

  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Darius Poitier. You can also call 843-501-1099 to have someone assist you.

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