User:Markworthen

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Mark D Worthen PsyD is a clinical-forensic psychologist. You can review Mark's curriculum vitae on his website.

Mark's professional interests include:

  • forensic mental health evaluations (Compensation & Pension exams) of U.S. Veterans who have filed a claim for disability compensation with the Veterans Benefits Administration. My interest includes training, education, research, and quality assurance mechanisms regarding these evaluations.
  • public policy regarding the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs disability compensation program for Veterans who file claims for PTSD and other mental disorders
  • public policy regarding the quality and accesibility of mental health treatment for Veterans and their families
  • assessment and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • psychotherapy with male survivors of sexual abuse
  • psychotherapy and psychological assessment with LGBT persons
  • alternative approaches to helping people with alcohol and other drug problems, e.g., harm reduction, motivational interviewing
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)


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This user has the ORCID identifier:
0000-0002-7409-1692




Mark is the proud father of three awesome kids, who are the most important aspect of his life. Mark consults Wikipedia frequently and his kids often use it as a primary reference source--which their Daddy supports despite dire warnings from teachers that "it's not a real encyclopedia!"


  - Mark D Worthen PsyD (talk) 23:23, 12 April 2013 (UTC)