With a Masters degree from NYU and twenty years of clinical experience, Mark's expertise includes individual, family and group work. Therapeutic techniques include insight oriented modalities, behavior modification, dialectical behavioral approaches, and trauma based treatment.
“Let me help you release your physical and emotional pain so you can let go of worries, stress, dissatisfaction and sadness. Individualized strategies are developed so that you and your loved ones can reach goals, foster positive energy and maximize potential. I work with both children and adults. Behavioral techniques and a safe, nurturing environment is key for a younger population. In addition, compassionate listening, reflective exploration and a non-judgmental, supportive environment is provided for everyone."
Mark's professional career has focused on individual, family and group work. He has conducted individual and family therapy at Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Center. Additionally, Mark has experience as a Play Therapist at the Child Study Center in Goshen, NY and he has managed social skills groups in local elementary schools. In Los Angeles County, Mark conducted an art therapy program and socialization groups. Furthermore, Mark has served as a Director of an Independent Living Skills program for adolescents with disabilities. While in the Peace Corps in Niger, West Africa, Mark developed and implemented curricula and lessons for local schools. In Westchester, New York, Mark has ten years experience at the Pleasantville Cottage School RTC, where he participated in a clinical team model approach to developing individual and family treatment plans to a caseload of adolescent boys and girls. Treatment goals included the use of insight oriented verbal therapy, behavioral modification plans and independent living goal development. Additionally, his role at PCS RTC included family therapy, crisis intervention, the use of relaxation techniques and fostering a sense of community. Most recently, he offers groups for hospice workers at Hospice and Palliative Care of Westchester and has two offices in Ossining and Putnam Valley.