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Marq Gunn, MSW

Marq Gunn, MSW

The journey of life comes without a road map or GPS to navigate the uncharted territories of trauma, crisis, grief & loss, self-work, anxiety, depression, and negative thoughts. These experiences can often result in the decline of a fulfilling life or even the desire to strive for one. As a clinician, I aim to provide the education, tools, and navigation needed to successfully persevere through obstacles and develop skills to assist with maintaining a sense of peace. I have over 6 years of experience working with young adults and the geriatric population providing individual, family, and group therapy.
I also have a vast history with the Veteran population and the complexities faced with transitioning back into civilian life. I utilize evidence/strength-based approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, and mindfulness to help clients reach a destination of peace, inspiration, empowerment, and healing.
“People who need people are the luckiest people in the world”. Therapy promotes the power of change through self-reflection and intentional decision-making. The change starts with YOU and it is my honor to be an agent of change in your life!

Specialities:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD

Client Focus:

  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults

Types of Therapy:

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

Cognitive Processing (CPT)

Culturally Sensitive

Emotionally Focused

Family Systems

Humanistic

Intervention

Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)

Motivational Interviewing

Music Therapy

Narrative

Person-Centered

Pschoanalytic

Psychodynamic

Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Strength-Based

Structural Family Therapy

Trauma Focused

Issue Experiences:

  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Coping Skills
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Men's Issues
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation

Qualifications:

  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • Prelicense: Virginia / 0906011149
  • School: Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
  • Year Graduated: 2016
  • Supervisor: Phillip Riddick
  • Supervisor License: Virginia / 0904009046