Mark Macauley, MS, LCSW-C
Children, Adolescents, Young Adults & Families
Mark studied Clinical Social Work at University of Maryland- Baltimore’s School of Social Work with a concentration in Families and Adolescents. Mark also worked with families, providing in-home therapy to children of all ages and their family.
Mark's extensive experience has led him to develop expertise in various areas, including stress, anxiety, and mood management. He also excels in helping individuals with life skills and building strong relationships. Furthermore, Mark is well-versed in understanding family dynamics and providing support for issues related to depression, OCD, PTSD, and self-esteem.
Areas of Expertise
Stress, Anxiety,Mood Management, Life Skills, Relationships ,Family, depression, OCD, PTSD Self-Esteem, ADHD
Currently Accepting New Patients
InPerson / Virtual
Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches
Mark draws from a wide range of evidence-based treatments, ensuring that each client receives the most suitable therapy for their needs. He is skilled in various therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Exposure Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, and Play Therapy.
A Friendly and Empathetic Approach
Mark's warm and friendly demeanor creates a therapeutic environment that feels inviting and comforting, like having a supportive conversation with a trusted friend. He understands that seeking therapy can be a vulnerable experience, and he is dedicated to creating a safe space where clients can openly share their thoughts and emotions without judgment.
Tailored Approach for Individual Needs
Recognizing that every person is unique, Mark believes in molding his approach to best fit the individual and their specific needs. He establishes a safe space, ensuring clients feel comfortable sharing their thoughts and emotions without judgment.
Diverse Professional Experience
Mark has gained valuable experience in various settings, including the medical field, school-based social work, and outpatient therapy. This diverse background has enriched his perspective and adaptability in handling various situations.
Empowering Students with MCPS
Mark currently works as a social worker for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), supporting students in navigating challenges they may encounter at school. His dedication to helping others extends beyond his private practice, making a positive impact in the educational setting.
Balancing Personal Life
Outside of work, Mark cherishes time with his family and friends. He enjoys traveling, creating memories, and engaging in outdoor activities such as hiking, sports, and fishing. This commitment to self-care reflects his belief in the importance of balance and well-being.