JERRY MARKS, PhD, LCSW
Jerry Marks, PhD, LCSW has been in practice for 25 years and specializes in child, adolescent and family issues. His practice models include cognitive behavioral therapy for treating depression and anxiety, and Gottman’s method for marital therapy.
Dr. Marks 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 worked as a director in the non-profit sector managing multi-million 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 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 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.
Jackie 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.
BETTE WEISMAN, MSW, LCSW
Bette Weisman 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.
Bette 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.