Dr. Mark Sirkin

Mark Sirkin, Ph.D. has been a professional psychologist for almost thirty years.  He is a graduate of Boston University (with honors) and the University of Connecticut with a Master’s and PhD in Clinical Psychology.  He holds an active license in the state of New York.

Dr. Sirkin began his career as an intern at the Jewish Board of Family & Children’s Services before specializing in family therapy.  He has trained with such family therapy luminaries as Salvador Minuchin, Lyman Wynne, Susan McDaniel, and others.  While on the faculty at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, he developed additional expertise in Group Therapy where he became Director of Group Research and Training.  Moving on to the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (both part of Yeshiva University), he was appointed Director of a clinic specializing in working with problems unique to Jewish families.

With a growing expertise in groups and family systems, Dr. Sirkin obtained specialized post-doctoral training in Organization Development and Consultation at the William
Alanson White Institute in New York City.  From there he developed an expertise in working with family businesses and larger organizations, including a specialty in working with lawyers, law departments, and law firms.  He has published many articles in professional journals, and is a frequent speaker to business and professional audiences.

Most recently, Dr. Sirkin was appointed Director of the Master’s Program in Mental Health Counseling at Mercy College.  He divides his time between teaching, consulting, and clinical service.