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.
TERRY MILLER, M.Ed., LPC
Terry Miller has been working in the mental health profession since 1980. She received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Missouri and her M.Ed. in Counseling from the University of Arizona. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri.
Her experience includes working in outpatient and inpatient psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals’ programs. She has developed and implemented programs for senior citizens and for families dealing with addictions. She has taught stress management classes through the University of Arizona Continuing Education Program. For the past eleven years, she has been in private practice counseling individuals ages 18 and older. Her focus includes, but is not limited to, treatment of depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, bereavement and substance abuse issues.
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.
BECKY BURCKHARDT, LPC
Becky Burckhardt received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and her Master of Education from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri. Becky has been working in the mental health field for over 17 years and has been practicing psychotherapy with Advent Medical Group since 2009.
Becky has experience working in non-profit, managed behavioral health care, professional consultation, and private practice settings. She is also a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt with expertise in Clinical Operations, Six Sigma Process Improvement, and Project Management.
Becky provides individual, marital, and family therapy to the adult population for issues including, but not limited to, depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, communication, and conflict resolution.
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.