Marc Ackerman, LSW
Licensed Social Worker, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
Marc is a Licensed Social Worker and obtained a Master’s degree in Social Work from Monmouth University and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology from The College of New Jersey. Marc began his clinical experience working in outreach crisis diversion and transitioned into counseling working with substance abuse and co-occurring clients in outpatient, intensive outpatient, and residential settings. In addition, Marc spent considerable time working outreach with the homeless community. He is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional who has done extensive work with clients and their families who have been impacted by trauma.
For the past several years, Marc has been working at the highest level of management for larger organizations such as Integrity House and Pinnacle Treatment Centers and now has partnered with ICCC in Montclair to bring his dynamic and client centered approach to the team.
When he is not working, Marc enjoys spending his time with his beautiful fiancée, Erica as well as with his children, Jayvier and Sydney and his 2-year-old grandson, Cameron. Marc has been a lifelong practitioner of martial arts and has been a competitor in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments since 2009.
In addition to his partnership with ICCC, Marc has begun the process of opening his own practice so that he may continue to offer himself in a multitude of capacities within his community. He has always considered himself a person of service and this endeavor will be just another extension of that belief.
Services provided by Marc
- Uses a holistic mind-body, strength based, client centered approach
- Employs motivational techniques with his clients in helping them achieve their life’s goals
- Brings passion, energy, dedication and commitment
- Believes in creating a spiritual connection between himself and his work with his clients