Projects and Events


“Mommie & Me” – ongoing project of 20 years I have provided work/life coaching for the South Bay Parent Center in Manhattan Beach.” Anger/stress management” & “Getting Husbands to do Housework,” & “Making Marriage Work” are the most popular topics the parents like.

Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative- part of behavioral health team researching compassion fatigue with veteran service providers and first responders.

“Moral Injury, PTSD, & Post Traumatic Growth” – multiple seminars/webinars for faith communities, veterans service providers, emergency service providers, & mental health providers.

“Positive Aging: What Works?” – consults for seniors, families, & senior organizations on best of care practices.

Solution Focused Brief Therapy Training – ongoing workshops & seminars to train coaches, ministers, counselors in this evidence based approach. In-services for graduate students, clinicians, & mental clinics. The 1st Los Angeles trainer trained by the founders in 1987.  Email for rates and information at

Mindfulness Training – Mark has trained in both eastern & western forms of mindfulness training and teaches & coaches on the subject. Mark trained under Maezumi Roshi & Thich Nhat Hahn.

Character Building Events

  • wilderness survival research & training
  • critical incident debriefer for 1992 LA Riots & critical incidents
  • organization of the 1992 Los Angeles Multicultural Men’s Conference
  • caregiver for a paralyzed speechless mother for multiple years