Donald R. Marks, Psy.D., HSP, serves as a professional consultant with the Saint John Vianney Center providing educational workshops to Clergy and Religious.
Dr. Marks is assistant professor in the department of Advanced Studies in Psychology at the Nathan Weiss Graduate College of Kean University in Union, NJ. He serves as director of clinical training for Kean’s doctoral program in Combined School and Clinical Psychology and as director of Kean Psychological Services, a community-based training clinic.
He is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Ohio, and he is a designated Health Service Psychologist through the National Registry of Health Service Providers. Dr. Marks has completed graduate and postgraduate training in mindfulness and acceptance-based interventions, including acceptance and commitment therapy and mindfulness-based stress reduction. Additionally, he has completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in psycho-oncology and palliative medicine at The Ohio State University Medical Center and the professional practicum and internship in mindfulness-based stress reduction at the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals.
In addition to his work with clergy and members of religious orders, Dr. Marks’s clinical work and research have focused on mindfulness-based interventions for individuals in high-stress health care and human services professions and patients with chronic and advanced illness.