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Clinical Specialties

Mark provides non-judgmental counseling. He specializes in anxiety, depression, bipolar illness, adjustment, anger, grief and loss, maintaining sobriety, relationships, and campus life at Tulane University and Loyola University of New Orleans. Mark offers powerful therapeutic tools that bring relief from emotional pain, increased self-knowledge, and improved relationships. Mark conducts individual therapy, group therapy, and couples counseling.

Office Location

Mark's office is situated on vibrant Maple Street in uptown New Orleans. The office is eight blocks from Tulane University, two blocks from the St Charles Ave streetcar, four blocks from the river bend (where Carrollton meets St. Charles), and twelve blocks from the end of River Road in Jefferson Parish. Click for a map to 7815 Maple Street, New Orleans, LA 70118 or get customized directions

CBT Certified

Mark is the first of only two Louisiana Diplomates certified in CBT by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, which endorses “expert clinicians” using “exacting and rigorous standards.” This certification assures you that Mark will offer CBT effectively, presenting it with a structure consistent with the way it was designed.

“Cognitive” means thinking; “Behavior” means doing; and “Therapy” means healing. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is the most researched, comprehensive, widely accepted, effective, and evidence-based, non-medical intervention for treating anxiety, depression and many other conditions. Read more about CBT.

EMDR

Mark also offers EMDR trauma treatment, common sense counseling and spiritual support. Read an article Mark wrote about EMDR.

Living Yes

Mark has developed a technology that may be used to free oneself from anger and fear by choosing mental clarity and loving connection at any moment called Living Yes.

Therapeutic Approach

Due to their quick and effective results, Mark focuses his practice on CBT for emotional regulation, EMDR Therapy to relieve past trauma, and Mindfulness / Meditation for connection to self and Spirit. Living Yes concepts are offered when they support therapy. Mark utilizes a structured approach and, at the same time, is adaptable and practical, catering to your specific needs.

Mark has been certified by the NASW as an ACSW and QCSW.

Call Now

Call Mark at 504-388-7463, and ask to schedule an intake appointment. Mark will call you back within one working day.

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Groups


Mark leads a regular, Thursday evening, easy meditation (open to all, by donation).
Mark accepts referrals from providers for an 8 week, 16 hour, CBT class. Please ask your doctor or primary mental health care provider for a referral.
Mark conducts a weekly Living Yes Group, open by invitation, for those who have demonstrated mastery of the Living Yes Principles.

Living Yes book and free Living Yes Workbook

Mark's unified approach is explored in his book LIVING YES, A HANDBOOK FOR BEING HUMAN. Read more about Living Yes, order the book or go directly to sign up and download the LIVING YES WORKBOOK.

For more information about Mark's psychotherapy practice, insurance accepted, cost, CBT, EMDR, and other mental health services please visit the Extensive FAQ and other pages on this site.