Mark is a licensed clinical social worker and certified sexual addiction therapist (CSAT) with experience in adult, child, adolescent, parenting, couples and family therapy. Mark is EMDR trained and utilizes this highly productive form of treatment in treating trauma related disorders. He maintains a private practice in Austin, Texas.
A large part of his practice is dedicated to treating sexual addiction. Mark offers Individual, couples, partner, and group therapies as part of the treatment of sexual addiction.
With over 16 years experience as a clinical social worker, he is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. His clinical experience includes outpatient counseling, group therapy, day treatment programs, and school-based counseling. While in Indianapolis, he was a community partner with crisis support for the Indianapolis Public Schools and was an early childhood therapist working with Head Start and the public schools. One of Mark's greatest enjoyments was his past experiences as director of summer day-treatment programs where he utilized his ropes course and cooperative skills education training to facilitate outdoor groups for children with ADD, autism, depression, anxiety, and oppositional defiance disorders.
Mark is an interactive, cognitive behavioral therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Mark is the father of one son and two daughters and has been married to his wife for over 21 years. He loves hiking, camping, tennis, and an occasional game of paint ball.
Education- Masters of Social Work, Indiana University
License- Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Texas