Mary Dufort, LCSW-R, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University at Albany. Mary has several years of clinical experience serving a variety of patients. Mary’s primary experience has been in a hospital setting where she has treated patients at the outpatient, day treatment and inpatient levels of care. She has also worked for community based organizations providing outpatient therapy. She has experience providing individual, family, couples and group therapy.
Mary has experience as a Field Instructor providing professional role-modeling/guidance and clinical supervision to Master’s level Social Work Interns. Mary has held a clinical leadership role in a hospital setting where she provided clinical supervision and oversight to a team of Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Behavioral Health Counselors on multiple inpatient behavioral health units. She has experience as a member of a Behavioral Health Leadership Team and a Suicide Prevention Team both in the hospital setting. Mary developed a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Treatment Program in an outpatient hospital setting and oversaw the program for several years.
Mary specializes in the evaluation and treatment of adults (18+) with Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders and Interpersonal/Relationship Issues. Mary uses therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy.