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Mark A. Sykes, PhD

Mark A. Sykes, PhD takes a compassionate, collaborative, goal-oriented approach to therapy. He personalizes treatment, tailoring it to each client’s unique needs and strengths. His approach incorporates cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), mindfulness-based therapy and motivational enhancement therapy. He specializes in the treatment of anxiety, panic, obsessive-compulsive behavior, trauma, and substance abuse.

Mark Sykes

Professional Focus

  • Fear

  • Anxiety

  • Phobias

  • Panic Attacks

  • OCD

  • Obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders

  • Health anxiety

  • Health disorders

 

Modality & Approach

  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Mindfulness

  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy

 

Personal Interests

  • Fitness, martial arts, hiking, and camping

  • Psychophysiology - the bridging of how what we think and do relates to the brain and nervous system (Yes! That’s an actual interest. I am a real-life psychology nerd.)

 

Education & Experience

  • BA Ohio Wesleyan University

  • Ph.D. University at Albany

  • Fellowship Center for Anxiety Disorders and OCD

Contact

To contact Mark Sykes, please email newpatient@medpsychnj.com.

In-Person appointments in Ramsey, NJ

Telehealth appointments available