Mark Hines, M.S.W., R.S.W.

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 Mark is a Registered Social Worker in Peterborough Ontario who has specialized in individual, couple and family counselling for over 35 years.  His experiences include working in various clinical organizations including hospitals, community services, and mental health organizations as well as private practice.  
Mark's style is very warm, welcoming and approachable.  He approaches each client with genuine care and concern in a professional manner.  Whether you are wanting to work on your relationship, or you are struggling with making sense of your life right now he looks forward to working with you.
Mark respects the courage it takes to seek help from a therapist.  He is regularly amazed and humbled at the stories his clients share with him as well as how resilient and resourceful they are.  Mark is not afraid to be direct when necessary and is aware that sometimes people need specific information and direction.  He looks forward to working with people who are willing to act on the courage it takes to implement positive changes in their lives.Mark has lived in the Peterborough area since 1988.  His wife Ann is also a Registered Social Worker and provides occasional administrative office support. Mark has one adult daughter and son in law, as well as three adult step daughters and a grandson.  Mark loves the outdoors and is very happy on his bike, in his canoe or in the water.  

Mark graduated with his Masters in Social Work (1978) from the University of Toronto after completing his Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Social Sciences.  His training also includes specialization in marriage and family therapy, and individual psychotherapy.  He has additional experience and training with helping with trauma recovery.  
Mark uses an approach that is suited to each client and their needs which is based on various theoretical approaches. Mark brings all of this into his work with clients to facilitate personal growth and wellbeing in their lives and relationships. 

Mark Hines Reaches

Peterborough ON