2018 Speakers

Craig Pierce
Session #45, #53

Craig Pierce, LMFT, LPCC, is the founding CEO and Clinical Director of Southwest Family Guidance Center & Institute. Founded in 2004, SWFGC serves children, adolescents and families in seven counties throughout central New Mexico. Simultaneously, the Institute provides clinician and program development, stakeholder education, training, and behavioral health advocacy.

Dr. Pierce is a fellow of the American Psychotherapy Association, a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, a board-certified PTSD Clinician by the American Psychotherapy Association, a leading expert in trauma-informed treatment, and author of multiple books on effective parenting with over 30 years of experience.

Dr. Pierce is recognized as an expert in the areas of child trauma, substance abuse, childhood/adolescent development, and emotional disorders. In 2016 he was presented the Precious Gems Award for his extensive efforts for the prevention and elimination of child abuse in New Mexico.