Mark is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Master of Social Work and Master of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University. Mark has over 20 years’ experience working in the field of mental health and addictions with children, adults and families in counselling agencies and hospitals.
Mark specializes in working with male identified children and teens (9+) who are exploring and learning about their experiences of anger and how to express anger in healthy ways. Mark uses a variety of approaches including CBT, Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and attachment approaches in his work.
Mark Fellin also specializes in financial therapy that helps parents and families to increase financial competency, challenge and build awareness of their beliefs, values and attitudes towards money. Mark has expertise in the areas of financial investment and planning. Mark works at the intersection of the practical and the emotional areas of finance. On the practical side, this includes developing strategies and systems to help parents and families grow their savings and plan for their children’s future. On the emotional side, Mark explores the ways finances impact the individual’s emotional well-being, mental health and relationships.
Mark is also interested in working with individuals who are looking for support regarding inherited wealth, retirement and financial planning for children or future generations. He enjoys providing both financial education and psychoeducation to young people, parents including new parents, and families.
Mark helps with both the emotional and behavioural aspects of money. Mark’s approach to financial therapy is holistic and strengths-based. He draws from evidence-based practice to tailor treatment for clients using narrative, cognitive behavioural, interpersonal and client-centered therapies.
Many Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) and extended health care plans will cover services rendered by a Registered Social Worker.