F. Marcus Vickery
Marcus has a BFA in Art and an MA in Humanistic Psychology as well as a graduate certificate in Co-Occurring Disorders. He began his career doing group therapy as a professional experiential educator in the Appalachian Mountains where he was a senior field instructor and wilderness EMT. From there he continued working in experiential education in Activity Therapy with hospitalized adolescents. Since moving to the Twin Cities from Athens, GA in 2012, he has worked in several major health systems as an individual therapist, program/group therapist, and employee assistance counselor in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Marcus’s practice is integrated/eclectic which means he uses approaches and ideas from a variety of therapeutic modalities like ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Client Centered Counseling, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Existential Psychotherapy, and Motivational Interviewing. He will tailor his approach to meet you where you are and will seek to understand who you are while supporting your movement towards how you want your life to be. He is passionate about helping people from all walks of life from a place of genuine care and highly developed skillfulness.
In his time off, Marcus enjoys paddling in Minnesota’s wonderful lakes and rivers, camping, and art making. He believes that mindfulness practice, spending time in nature, and contemplating life and its mysteries to be essential to his well being and enjoyment. Marcus is passionate about accompanying people on their journeys from suffering to the manifestation of their values and meaningful engagement with life.