Mark St John


Mark St John is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW SW12046) in Palm  Beach Gardens with specialty experience providing therapeutic services to adults, families, and couples.

Education and Background

Mark has been trained to treat a broad spectrum of problems including PTSD, mental health disorders (depression, generalized anxiety, Bi-Polar Disorder), personality disorders (borderline and narcissism), faith-based therapy, and substance use disorders. Mark is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, and various forms of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and is an addiction specialist.

Mark St John holds a master’s degree in clinical social work from Washburn University in Topeka, KS. Mark is a qualified supervisor in the state of Florida and has 24 years’ experience working with substance use and mental health. He completed clinical training in all levels of addiction treatment services, psychoanalysis, psychiatric, and therapeutic communities. In addition, Mark has worked both in non-profit and for-profit organizations.

Treatment Philosophy​

Mark is skilled in various forms of therapeutic approaches yet believes the predominant factors for quality treatment are establishing rapport, safety, understanding his patients needs and assisting them in building insight to create lasting change in their lives. Mark believes in focusing on patient strengths and building upon those strengths, which is a lost art in therapy today.

Some of his therapeutic expertise includes Object Relation, Gestalt, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Biblical Counseling. As a therapist, Mark believes in practicing self-care habits he teaches his patients. In his personal time, he enjoys playing golf, western horse riding, gym time and spending time with his family.

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