Mark Sturgis, LCAS, LCMHCA, CCS-I, CSAT-C, PhD-Candidate

Meet Mark

Feel like you’re in a constant struggle with worry…with ​low motivation…with ​panic…with unpredictable moods…or with your past? Is the daily struggle​ dragging down your quality of life like an anchor? Are you in a relationship where you feel you’re not being heard, or you’re tired
of the same issues coming up, or someone has been unfaithful​ and you agonize over how could you ever rebuild what you two had before? If you are seeking to change your life’s direction, improve your career, or enhance your relationships, I can and I am willing to help. Take the first step by calling or emailing me today. I look forward to joining you on your journey towards wellness.

Contact Mark:

Phone: (704) 931-3137


I am expertly trained in:

  • Licensed Clinical Addictions: (Substances, Gambling, Video Games and Certified in Sex Addiction-C (Porn, Sex, and Love Addictions etc.)
  • Men Issues: Including assertiveness, anger, relationships, and anxiety
  • Identity Crisis: (Who am I or who do I want to be)
  • Couple/Family discord (family members of addicts, Codependency, communication issues)
  • Spiritual Warfare (Spiritual or Christian Integration)
    Movement Therapy (light cardio, walking, yoga etc.)
  • Couples Therapy: Certified Facilitator Pre/Post Marital Assessments and Therapy

Education & Experience

I am a Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist-C, a current PHD candidate and I possess two master degrees from Liberty University with one in Human Service Counseling, Addictions & Recovery and also a masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

I am a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS), Licensed Mental
Health Counselor Associate, (LMHCA) and a Certified Clinical Supervisor-Intern (CCS-I) with NCSAPPB.

I am also a Certified SYMBIS Facilitator for couples and marriage assessments
and therapy. I have a bachelors of science degree in Health Promotions from Appalachian State University. I have been working in the counseling profession since 2009 and have 14 years of experience working with various populations.

Therapy Approaches

I specialize in implementing different forms of evidenced based treatment or psychotherapy
(various forms of therapy to meet current needs) to help individuals initiate recovery in addiction and learn different ways to cope with symptoms of anxiety, depression, P.T.S.D and various other presenting problems that may be hindering a person’s level of functioning. I believe in holistic care, focusing on 7 dimensions of wellness and The Psycho-Social Development theory and helping others understand factors that influence thoughts, behaviors and functioning I provide individual, couples, family, and group therapy to people of all ages and for most problems in life, including depression, anxiety, addiction and relationship difficulties. My mission is to deliver the highest-quality, culturally-sensitive counseling services in a client-friendly manner. Moreover, I am driven by a desire to empower clients to heal, grow, and achieve balance. Take the first step by calling, emailing, or completing a client inquiry below.

Contact Mark:

Phone: (704) 931-3137

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