Our Counselors

Mark W Smith, LICSW

Mark W Smith is a Clinical Social Worker who has over 20 years experience working with people to improve their lives in a variety of settings.  He has a BA in Social Work from Wartburg College in Waverly Iowa, a Masters in Divinity from Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque Iowa, and a Masters in Social Work from The University of St. Thomas and College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota.  He has served as a parish pastor in Lutheran churches in South Dakota and Iowa.  He has also worked in a youth shelter and a residential treatment program for Severe and Persistent Mentally Ill Adults.  After working 10 years for two more agencies, he formed a private practice clinic serving people of the South Metro Area. 

He has specialized training in working with those with depression, anxiety, severe mental illness issues, victims of trauma and children.  He is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Mark believes in the dignity of every individual.  His approach is to help the client feel at ease and meet them where they are at.  He then challenges them to move to new areas of learning and exploring themselves and the world around them.  He works with them to not let the issues of depression, anxiety or other mental health issues keep them from enjoying life.  As a former pastor, he is able to talk about the spiritual issues individuals may face and utilize their own beliefs in order to facilitate healing and wholeness.



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Phone: (612) 866-6100

Fax: 612-866-9379


Direct Dial Number:

(612) 508-4685




We currently have openings for full or part-time Fully Licensed Clinicians.

Our clinicians are Indpendent contractors, feel free to call or email if intersted.

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