Mark is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), and Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CAADC), specializing in recovery issues and diverse populations. After completing his BSW from Eastern Michigan University, he joined the Peace Corps and served as an HIV/AIDS Education Volunteer in Bangkok, Thailand. He obtained his Masters from the advanced MSW program from Wayne State University, with a concentration in substance use & addiction. Mark has several years of personal experience working with diverse populations and recovery issues, especially the intersection of gender identity/expression and/or sexual orientation/gender attraction and substance & alcohol misuse. Being in recovery from alcohol for over 13 years has allowed him to host, plan and participate as a workshop leader in a variety of recovery and spiritual conferences. He is a trained facilitator in a variety of sensitivity trainings and workshops, and has experience working with inclusion & microaggression issues from an LGBTQA+ perspective. He enjoys working with individuals, couples, groups & professionals educating them about recovery from a spiritual base perspective.
Center for Relationship and Sexual Health