Mark Reaves, MA, LCSW-C

Mark is an experienced mental health clinician whose work with children, adolescents, and adults spans over 20 years in the Baltimore metropolitan area. Most recently, he has worked with adolescents and adults at Cedar Ridge Counseling Centers since 2008 providing individual therapy for those populations. Mark has been a Psychiatric Therapist II with the Johns Hopkins Hospital Community Psychiatry Program for almost 15 years working primarily with adults who have mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and psychotic disorders. As a result of his experience at Johns Hopkins, he has acquired a considerable body of knowledge about the use of medication with people who are depressed, anxious etc.


Mr. Reaves has experience working with adolescents, adults, couples and families. He has provided group therapy as well. Mark’s specialty is treating adults who were traumatized as a child sexually, physically, emotionally, or through neglect. He also has extensive experience working with substance abuse, alcoholism, drug addiction, and utilizes this knowledge to work with other forms of addiction e.g. addictive sexual behaviors as well. Substance abuse assessments are available as well. Mark has worked with clients who are depressed, anxious, have Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Phobias, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, PTSD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Dissociative Disorder, Dissociative Identity Disorder aka Multiple Personality Disorder, Adjustment Disorder, or a Personality Disorder. His approach to treatment is individually tailored to the client and their specific needs. Mark utilizes cognitive/behavioral, psychodynamic, Gestalt, relaxation/visualization, supportive and problem solving techniques to accomplish the goals of each individual client.


Mark has a Master of Arts in Counseling from Loyola University and a Master of Social Work, specialization mental health treatment, from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. He also completed a Trauma Certificate Program under the direction of Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C. Mark is a member in good standing with the National Association of Social Workers. (NASW)