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Mark lives on the sunshine coast in queensland, where he lectures in counselling at the University of the sunshine coast. he is co-director and senior trainer with Expressive Therapies Australia and has spent over thirty three years teaching in the area of expressive arts therapies, sandplay therapy and counselling around australia, and over twenty years teaching the use of creative arts in international, multi-cultural settings.

mark has published extensively in the areas of creative arts therapies and personal and therapeutic development and has completed PhD research into the impact of multiple intelligence theory on the therapeutic alliance in counselling. he has completed further studies in transpersonal psycotherapy with dr stanislav grof, and holds a masters in education, majoring in behaviour management.