Dr. Naomi Mark
Naomi Mark is a psychotherapist in private practice where she specializes in work with couples and families. Ms. Mark was trained at the Ackerman Institute for the Family in New York City and at Columbia University School of Social Work. Ms. Mark was an adjunct clinical professor of social work at Columbia University School of Social Work, a faculty member at the Institute of Psychosocial Oncology and a student educational coordinator at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where she also served on its hospital-wide Ethics Committee. Currently, in addition to maintaining her private practice, Ms. Mark is the Deputy Director of the Office of Staff Development and Organizational Improvement for NYC's Human Resources Administration and conducts training workshops on family/work issues for Performance Strategies International, L.L.C. She appeared on Good Day New York (channel 5, New York City) in a segment on "The Myth of the Evil Stepmother" and serves as a consultant to the Stepfamily Foundation. Ms. Mark .is featured in the award winning commercially released film Trembling before G-d, a documentary portraying the struggle facing gay and lesbian Orthodox Jews and is the Director of the Orthodox Mental Health Project of the film. She is the book editor for the academic journal Social Work Forum and has published articles in professional journals.