Mark Abrami is an accredited specialist therapist with a special interest in the treatment of addiction, depression, anxiety, trauma, and grief. He is highly enthusiastic about helping others throughout their journey to recovery.
Mark is the Senior Therapy Manager at Castle Craig Hospital, an acclaimed residential rehab centre in Scotland.
In addition to the 12-step approach, Mark utilises CBT and psychodynamic therapy when treating patients. First and foremost, his main focus is abstinence, meaning he wants his patients to achieve lifelong sobriety.
He also places a strong emphasis on self-care and integrating family into the recovery process, as he understands those two factors play a key role in a lasting recovery.
Mark is a well-qualified therapist. He began his career at Castle Craig and has worked as a Lead Therapist at the Kirkurd Unit for males and later a Senior Therapist at the Extended Treatment Unit.
He became a Lead Therapist at Castle Craig’s Intensive Treatment Unit and is now Senior Therapy Manager.
Mark is COSCA accredited and is an IC&RC Board Member. He completed postgraduate training in psychotherapy and achieved an MSc in Alcohol and Drug Studies at The University of Glasgow. Mark began training and working at Castle Craig Hospital in 2008 and gained the Diploma in Addictions Counselling in 2009. Mark also has experience working as a Counsellor at a private counselling service in Edinburgh.
In addition to receiving a diploma in Addiction Counselling at Castle Craig, Mark has a post-graduate degree in Psychotherapy and an MSc in Alcohol and Drug Studies at the University of Glasgow.
He also is an accredited member of COSCA (Counselling and Psychology in Scotland).
Mark is a regular speaker at Castle Craig reunions and is featured in many of their educational videos.
Mark offers therapy as part of the residential rehab programme at Castle Craig.