JERRY MARKS, PhD, LCSW
Jerry Marks, PhD, LCSW received his Doctorate in Social Work from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He completed the Advanced Child and Family Studies Program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center prior to starting his private practice in Child and Family therapy. He has been in practice for 25 years and specializes in Child, Adolescent and Family issues. His practice models include Cognitive Behavioral methods for treating depression and anxiety, and for marital issues Gottman’s method of marital therapy. He has worked as a Director in the non-profit sector managing multimillion dollar organizations; and has worked in the Employee Assistance Program field both as a manager and as a provider including Critical Incident Debriefings for several national companies as a service of EAP.
Dr. Marks is currently a Board member of the Mental Health of America of Eastern Missouri. He is a member of the National Association of Social workers and has served as the State President for the Missouri Chapter. He is an advocate for children who need services and has helped to create a funding source for the delivery of these services in St. Louis County.
JACQUELINE MESSMER-WILBERG, LCSW
Jacqueline Messmer-Wilberg has been working in the field of mental health since 1978. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri, and Master’s degree in Social Work from Washington University and has been practicing as a psychotherapist with Advent Medical Group since 2001. Prior to joining Advent, she was in private practice as well as worked in hospitals and schools both as a Social Worker and in administrative and management positions.
Jackie provides individual and family psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults and the elder population and their families. Her focus is to help them deal with emotional and family issues including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, grief, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, sexual abuse, communication skills, and behavioral problems.
BETTY BAUMANN, MSW, LCSW, RN
Betty Baumann has been working in the behavioral health field since 1999. She received her license as a registered nurse in 1997. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Missouri, Columbia, Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri, St. Louis, and is licensed as an LCSW in the state of Missouri.
Betty has diverse experience in behavioral health as both an RN and an LCSW. Her experience includes both inpatient and outpatient behavioral health. She has worked with adolescent, adult and geriatric populations in various settings. She has experience in home healthcare as a nurse and geriatric care manager and has provided psychiatric nursing and case management in multiple healthcare settings.
BETTE WEISMAN, MSW, LCSW
Bette Weisman has vast experience in behavioral health, beginning with her days at Malcolm Bliss Mental Health Center in 1974. She received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Washington University. She has experience in social work, administration, and marketing, as Program Director, Assistant Professor, Treatment Coordinator, and Private Practitioner. Bette has worked with adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations in a variety of settings.
In her private practice, Bette provides individual and family therapy for adult and geriatric clients in areas of mental health, chemical dependency and dual diagnosis treatment. She also specializes in adolescent eating disorder counseling.
|DIANE PROST, LPC
|Diane Prost received her Master’s in Counseling from the University of Missouri – St. Louis, with a concentration in family systems and couples therapy. In addition she has specialized training in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and leads both an adult and a teen OCD support group. Her interests include working with children, adolescents, couples and family therapy, OCD and anxiety disorders, and grief counseling.
Diane has worked as a school counselor in the St. Louis parochial school system and has worked with children from Kindergarten age through high school. She is fluent in Spanish, and has a strong background working with Latino clients.