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Mental Health Management, Psychotherapist, LCSW, Addictions & Recovery

Miami, Florida, United States
November 07, 2018

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Marcos H. Garson LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker / 973-***-****

Objective: To secure a rewarding, clinical management/supervisory or advanced social work / psychotherapy position.

Professional Work Experience

(2015 – Present) (Agency name withheld for now), New Jersey – Private, systems & spiritually-oriented, CBT Psychotherapist, for a highly successful, private, for profit, Behavior Health Services Agency – Responsible for over 120 private, acute, intermediate or long-term patients; treating a wide range of disorders, including: Anxiety, Adolescent development, Adjustment Disorders, Bi-Polar, Couples, Depression, Dual-Diagnosis, Grief/Loss, PTSD, & Addiction Recovery, to name a few.

(Ongoing) NJ licensed private, on-line psychotherapist International clientele - Areas of clinical expertise include: substance abuse/ dependency/ recovery & dual-diagnosis treatment, marital/couples therapy, parenting, adjustment and developmental issues treatment, anxiety and affective disorders therapy & management, crisis management, self-esteem enhancement, grief resolution, PTSD treatment, and anger management.

(2015) Clinical Director for Psychotherapy & Social Work Services – CFG - Camden County Youth Detention Facility, Blackwood, New Jersey – Responsible for coordination & provision of all clinical and social work services for 250-person county adolescent detention facility.

(2014) Clinical Supervisor Family Service Bureau, Newark, NJ : Responsible for clinical supervision & administration of 2 publicly-funded, NPO Behavioral Health Clinics in North New Jersey – duties included: student evaluation and supervision, program management, public relations, IOP substance abuse / drug court substance abuse treatment program administration/ supervision & facilitation co-occurring treatment and education.

(2011 2013) Director of Resource Development & Clinical Supervisor - Tishma Jerusalem, Israel. Providing clinical supervision, program development & resource development for 2 private Schools for Autism, & Executive Producer for the famous, Arts4Autism® awareness and development campaign.

(2011 – 2013) Executive Producer for RMU (RimarcableU) – Jerusalem, Israel. Developed and produced highly successful and profitable “edutainment” events, for non profit organizations, including: Choices of the Heart, Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work & S. Daniel Abraham Israel Programs Mike’s Place, The Sephardic Center, & The Malki-Shua Treatment Center.

(2009 2011) Program Director - Bayonne Medical Center /Horizon Psychiatric Solutions

Adult & Geriatric Psychiatric Department Bayonne, New Jersey Supervision and management of all aspects of 25 bed acute adult inpatient psychiatric unit, policy development / implementation and monitoring, program development and supervision, budget management, staff development, clinical and medical staff supervision, coordination and supervision of the total care environment.

(2007 – 2009) Program Director Bergen Regional Medical Center, Paramus, New Jersey - Management of three acute, adult, inpatient psychiatric units Responsibilities included: program development and implementation, budget management, staff development, clinical and medical staff supervision, “total care environment” coordination, and regulatory compliance.

(2006 - 2007) Dual Diagnosis Adolescent Program Director & Therapist for the FEGS / YATZKAN

Chemical Dependency Treatment Center, Brooklyn, NY Developed, managed and serviced three adolescent dual diagnosis / residential treatment programs, under the joint certification of New York State OMHR & OASIS. Responsibilities included: program and staff development, budget management, clinical supervision, psychotherapy, and psycho education provision.

(2004 2006) Adolescent & Adult Therapist High Focus Center Chemical Dependency Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP) Program, Parsippany, New Jersey Providing: Chemical Dependency Treatment, Program & Care Coordination, Assessment, Individual / Group / Family Psychotherapy, & Discharge Planning services.

(2001 2004) Dual Diagnosis Coordinator & Psychotherapist La Hacienda Treatment Center Inpatient Treatment Program, Hunt, Texas Responsible for: program coordination, individual & group psychotherapy treatment, psycho education, and discharge planning for all dual-diagnosis patients, at, as Dr. Phil describes: “one of America’s best 28-day chemical dependency treatment programs”.

(2000 2001) Clinical Coordinator & Therapist for Partial Psychiatric Hospitalization Program (PHP) Laurel Ridge Psychiatric Hospital, San Antonio, Texas Coordinated 36 patient, adult, psychiatric & chemical dependency day treatment (PHP) unit.

(1996 2000) CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO) MHG Media & MM3 Media Jerusalem, Israel Special Projects Coordinator for, Financier/ Producer / & Distributor of The Millennium Minute Educational Series; Producer of the streaming media website, WFM. Co-owner of RadioWest FM radio station, as well as Producer & Show Host of the famous, “Rock-Psychology”® Radio Show.

(1994 – 1996) FOUNDING DIRECTOR The Netivot High School in Israel 8 week Study in Israel program

Tel Aviv, Israel Developed all aspects of a U.S. accredited, eight-week, Religious-Zionist high school in Israel program. Responsibilities included: strategic planning, curriculum & staff development, marketing, & resource development.

(1990 1994) Director of Aliya (Immigration) & Klita (Absorption) for the Tehilla Organization (The Voluntary Union for Religious Aliya) for immigrants to Israel from English speaking countries, Tel Aviv, Israel

Responsibilities included: Pilot Tour coordination Immigration Counseling Employment Development / Counseling & Placement, Grant & Resource Development, as well as Adjustment & Crisis Intervention Counseling.

(1988 1990) Clinical Social Worker / Managed Care Coordinator Human Affairs International EAP, Houston, Texas Psychosocial Assessment, Psychotherapy, Managed Care Liaison, & Crisis Intervention.

(1986 1988) Social Worker / Therapist Harris County Psychiatric Center, Houston, Texas

Psychosocial Assessment, individual & Group Therapy, Psycho education, & Discharge planning.

(1985 1990) Regional Coordinator / Chapter Advisor National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY)

Houston, Texas. Facilitated all aspects of NCSY Southern Region’s activities in Texas.

1985 Regional Director of Young Judea Hadassah Women’s Organization & Southwest Zionist Youth

Organization, Houston, Texas Coordinated, managed, budgeted, planned and staffed 300 + member, statewide Jewish youth organization.


(MSM) Masters of Science in Management

1996 Boston University, Bear Sheva, Israel Summa Cum Laude

(MSW) Masters of Social Work

1985 Yeshiva University, New York City, New York graduated with honors

(BA) Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

1981 University of Texas @ Austin graduated with honors

Current Licensures:

New Jersey Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) /Texas Licensed Social Worker (LMSW/LCSW) /

Israel Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Florida LCSW Provisional (pending)

Languages: English Fluent / Hebrew Fluent / Spanish moderate fluency. References available upon request.

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