Dr. Mark Ackerman is a licensed psychologist who earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Hartford, in West Hartford, Connecticut, and then continued his education at the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, where he completed his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, with emphasis on psychological testing and behavioral medicine. He completed his clinical psychology residency at the VA Medical Center in West Haven, Connecticut (a Yale University School of Medicine affiliated hospital).
Since completing his formal training and obtaining licensure to practice as a psychologist in both Florida and Georgia, Dr. Ackerman has specialized in behavioral medicine, forensic psychology and addictions and is a member of the American Psychological Association, American Psychology-Law Society and the Society for Sex Therapy and Research. He provides behavior therapy, forensic psychological evaluations and courtroom testimony for a wide range of civil, criminal and immigration cases. He has been selected to provide lectures and presentations at a broad variety of behavioral science, medical and forensic conferences and professional meetings based on his expertise, research and reviews that he has published in both medical and psychological journals. His personal interests besides spending time with family include athletic cross-training, international travel and music.