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About Mark

Mark Hastings is a marriage and family therapist specializing in anger management, codependency and sex addiction.

With over 34 years experience as a therapist, and as a graduate of San Diego State University, Mark works with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his populations of expertise are dads, marriages, and children and adolescents. Mark is licensed in Texas as well as California and utilizes teletherapy on a regular basis. He maintains a private practice in Pasadena, California.

In addition to his work as a relationship therapist, Mark has presented to area churches and schools on a host of topics, as well as serving as a clinical supervisor and consultant to Lake Avenue Church Counseling Center. He also volunteers in mentoring beginning therapists.

Mark is an interactive counselor, never accused of being passive or non-directive with his clients. His therapeutic approach is based on Pia Mellody's work in codependency--helping individuals "get their histories straight." He integrates basic psychotherapeutic interventions with wellness techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and straight talk, Mark does his best for all his clients.

Education

1983 B.A. Point Loma College (Communication Theory)
1985 M.S. San Diego State University (Counseling)

License, Certifications & Awards

1988 California MFT License #23957
2012-13 Post-Induction Therapy (P.I.T.) Training, The Meadows
2018 Texas MFT License #203317

Additional Training

Modules 1 and 2 of CSAT (Sex Addiction) Certification

Professional Activities and Memberships

Clinical Member, California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists