"Fixation" To Be Released in June 2008
Mark Schorr at the 4th Sino-American Workshop of Psychotherapy on Substance Abuse -  Beijing Medical University, China

Mark Schorr
Presenter, Lecturer and Professional Trainer

When not writing or performing therapy, Mark Schorr is known as an entertaining and informative lecturer. He's spoken locally, nationally and internationally on a wide variety of subjects, at a diverse number of venues as shown in the list noted below.

Mark has also provided crisis de-escalation trainings for a variety of agencies. Clients include Multnomah County Library, Oregon, Oregon State Bar Association, Oregon Department of Motor Vehicle and various mental health and addiction agencies.

While serving as the Director of Staff Development for Oregon's largest behavioral healthcare provider, he personally provided or oversaw hundreds of training sessions on subjects like stress management and posttraumatic stress disorder.

If your group or company is interested in inviting Mark to an event for your organization, please email him with your request and contact information by clicking here or on Email in the menu below.

Mark Schorr's Lectures - Presentations - Professional Training Sessions

Solution-Focused Therapy: Beijing Medical University, China (see photo above)
Motivational Interviewing: Beijing Medical University, China
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy: Beijing Medical University, China

Mark is also part of Training & Consultation Services for Portland DBT.  He has given presentations on individual and group DBT and provided consultation to the Portland Oregon State Hospital and Mid Valley Behavioral Care Network, which covers Marion, Yamhill, Tillamook, Polk and Linn counties.

Police-Press Relations: Los Angeles Police Academy

Motivational Interviewing: Portland Adventist Medical Center, Oregon

Handling Potentially Volatile Situations: Multnomah County, Oregon

Personality Disorders: Multomah County Department of Community Justice, Oregon

Managing and Addressing Suicide Risk: Clackamas County Behavorial Healthcare, Oregon
Managing and Addressing Suicide Risk: Southwest Regional Support Network, Washington

Journalism 101: UCLA Extension
Psyching Out Your Characters: Using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM) for Writing: Willamette Writers, Oregon
Murder in Our Own Backyard, Pacific Northwest Mysteries, (with Jay Margulies): Portland State University, Oregon
Making a Killing-The Art & Craft of Best-Selling Mysteries (with Jay Margulies): Portland State University, Oregon
Tricks of the Trade: Fiction Techniques: Willamette Writers Conference, Oregon
Criminal Thinking for Writers: Willamette Writer Conference

Making Groups Work for You: Employee Assistance Professionals Association, Oregon
Using Group Treatment in a Managed Care Environment: Newport & Bend, Oregon
Uses of Brief Therapy in Groups: Oregon Group Psychotherapy Association

Using Humor in Treatment: Woodland Park Hospital , Portland , Oregon
Therapy is No Joke, or Is It?: Employee Assistance Professionals Assoc., Western District Conference

Clinical Supervision: Lewis & Clark College, Oregon

Treatment Issues for the Dually Diagnosed with Axis II Disorders: Woodland Park Hospital, Oregon

Using Tai Chi Chuan in Group Therapy: American Group Psychotherapy Association, New York
The Therapeutic Use of Tai Chi Chuan: Oregon Psychiatric Association

Depression and How to Handle It: Multnomah County Health Department
Suicide Risk Assessment and Management: Multnomah County Health Department
Understanding Mental Health Problems: Northwest Ombudsman Regional Meeting, Oregon

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Tillamook Family Counseling, Oregon

Be sure to visit Mark on twitter @schorrm

References Provided Upon Request