Mark F. Schwartz

Marriage & Family Therapist, Sc, D

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Mark F. Schwartz

Marriage & Family Therapist, Sc, D

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Dr. Mark Schwartz
398 Foam Street, Suite 200
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 706-4795
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About

With more than 30 years experience and a degree in Psychology from Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Schwartz specializes in working with 1) couples, marriage, and intimacy disorders; 2) family difficulties; 3) eating disorders, 4) PTSD, addiction, and 5) sexual difficulties, sexual dysfunction, sexual addiction. His national recognition afforded him the experience of lecturing to over 50,000 therapists nationally, as well as editing three books. He specializes also in working with deeper issues from childhood. He is extremely compassionate and forms exceptional connection with his clients. Oftentimes, Typically, he works with female co-therapist Lori Galperin when working with couples.
Former Director of Masters and Johnson Institute, and Masters and Johnson Trauma and Dissociative Disorders Programs. Founders of Castlewood and Monarch Cove Treatment Center specializing in eating disorders. Trained directly by sex experts Masters and Johnson, for treatment of sexual dysfunction and lack of sexual desire and arousal.
Clinical Specialties: Trauma - 20 years experience in working with PTSD, including, but not limited to sexual abuse and military sexual abuse. Addictions specialists- including eating disorders, sexual addiction, codependency, chemical dependency, and self -harm. Skilled in treating disorders related to intimacy, sexuality, and relationships Family Focused Therapies

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150+
Pay By: Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Magellan
  • MultiPlan
  • Out of Network
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Qualifications

  • License: California / 50344
  • School: Johns Hopkins University
  • Year Graduated: 1977

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: STATE OF OREGON/MISSOURI / PSYCHOLOGIST
  • Certificate Date: 1978
  • Certificate: AASECT / Certified Supervisor
  • Certificate Date: 2003

Mark F. Schwartz's Groups

Addiction Recovery | Eating Disorders

This is an ongoing group of seven clients who have established control over addictive behavior and are now doing the hard work of recovery. These are high-functioning individuals providing support inside and outside of their group.

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Addiction Recovery Group

This is a high-functioning group that deals with common recovery coaching issues once a client has established some control over the addictive behavior. Topics include intimacy, friendships, relationships, sexuality, occupation, interpersonal effectiveness, relapse prevention, anger, assertiveness, parenting, and self-cohesion.

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Bipolar Disorders

Support for clients with Bipolar Diagnosis

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Location

Dr. Mark Schwartz
398 Foam Street, Suite 200
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 706-4795
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This location is easily accessible from:

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Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • Sexual Abuse
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity, Co-dependency
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obesity
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Substance Use
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Relational
  • Self-psychology
  • Trauma Focused
  • Trauma-Based
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 4 Sep 2020
Photo of Mark F. Schwartz, Sc, D, Marriage & Family Therapist in Monterey
Mark F. Schwartz

Marriage & Family Therapist, Sc, D