top of page
`mark sykes_0461rt SQjpg.jpg

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


To contact Mark Sykes, please email

In-Person appointments in Ramsey, NJ

Telehealth appointments available

bottom of page