Shats - English Speaker - Vienna, Austria

Mark Shats

Vienna, Austria


English Speaker

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


licensed clinical psychologist specializing in adults children families and evaluations

Work History

Post Doctoral Fellow

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center

September 2002 - August 2003

Provided therapeutic services to adults and children in an outpatient hospital setting. Responsibilities included assessment testing & evaluation, crisis intervention, brief & long term individual therapy, groups therapy, DBT psychotherapy (12 month training of Marsha Linehan'' Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline PD).
Supervisors: Sandra Seligston Ph.D

Adjunct Faculty


Introduction to Psychology. PPE 3003 - Theories of Personality.
DEP 3303 - Psychology of Adolescence. DEP 4014 - Parenting and Parenthood.
CLP 4144 - Abnormal Psychology. DEP 4213 - Child Psychopathology.
SOP 4215 - Experimental Social Lecture and Lab. CLP 4374 - Psychotherapy.
EXP 4404 - Memory and Learning. EXP 4404L - Senior Lab (memory and learning).
CLP 4444 - Personality Disorders. PPE 4604 - Psychological Testing.
EXP 4005 - Advanced Experimental Psy Lecture and Lab (Neuropsychology).

Predoctoral Intern

APA Accredited Site

July 2000 - July 2001

(APA Accredited Site)
ROTATION 1: Outpatient psychotherapy Adults and Children: Provided community mental health outpatient services to adult and children. Provided assessment-testing & evaluation services, crisis intervention, brief and long term individual therapy, marriage/family therapy, and discharge planning.
ROTATION 2: Assessment and Emergency Services (AES) - Adult and Children: Provided admission interviews, diagnostic - psychological assessment, & case presentations of acute & chronically mentally ill patient for immediate referrals.

ROTATION 3: Residential Intensive Treatment Services (RITS) - Forensic Rotation: Provided in-patient/residential treatment services for conduct disordered &/or sex offending adolescents. Facilitated bi-weekly therapy groups, individual therapy, & psychological testing, participated in court hearings, judicial reviews, & case management.
ROTATION 4: Children Crisis Stabilization Unit (CCSU): Provided in-patient services for SED children and adolescents on a crisis stabilization unit. Participated in daily grand rounds, psychiatric interventions, and treatment planning. Provided group therapy, psychological evaluation, & individual therapy for longer-term (transitional) patients.
Rotation 5: Adult Crisis Stabilization Unit (ACSU): Provided services for inpatient SED adults on an adult crisis stabilization unit. Participated in grand rounds, psychiatric interventions & treatment team planning. Provided crisis intervention, group therapy, psychological evaluation & individual therapy for longer-term (transitional) patients.
Supervisors: Thomas Bonner Ph.D. ABPP & Joe Mora Ph.D.

Psychology Practicum Student

U.C.S.F. Department

July 1999 - June 2000

Research Assistant

Co-led PTSD, Anger

September 1998 - June 2000

Provided outpatient clinical & research evaluation. Administered comprehensive neuropsychological batteries, structured clinical interviews, & feedback to patients & clinicians. Co-led PTSD, Anger management and substance abuse groups.
Supervisors: John Poole, Ph.D. & Sophia Vinogradov, M.D. Ph.D.

Mission ISC

August 1998 - June 2000

Provided individual therapy, evaluation, & crisis intervention with diverse adult outpatients (homeless, HIV, Gay, & Lesbian students) in a community-based clinic. Treated clients struggling with depression, PTSD, Borderline, Histrionic, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, & substance abuse. Responsible for writing psycho diagnostics intake reports, & case management. Integrative Cognitive Behavioral & Time-Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy.

Wright Institute Clinic

August 1998 - September 1999

Provided individual low fee outpatient therapy to ethnically & socio-economical diverse adults in a community based clinic. Integrated Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Analytic Psychology, Object Relations, & Control Mastery. Wrote psychodiagnostic intakes including psychodynamic formulations, DSM-IV diagnosis & treatment recommendations.

Responsible for individual therapy, relapse prevention, social skills, & anger management groups

Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center

August 1997 - July 1998

Oakland, CA 8/97-7/98
Responsible for individual therapy, relapse prevention, social skills, & anger management groups. Worked with adults suffering from drug & alcohol abuse, and court mandated individuals.




November 1996 - June 1997

Provided individual therapy to children & adolescents in foster care. Provided cognitive behavioral brief therapy.

Assistant Director

The Village

October 1995 - May 1997

Designed & implemented a day-treatment program at halfway house level VI program for juveniles. Used Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Worked with five clients daily. Also facilitated an anger management group. Also conducted crisis intervention, quality assurance monitoring, reports to agencies, & supervision of five therapists & 25 counselors.

Program Evaluator

Cities in School

April 1994 - October 1995

Designed and evaluation program that tracked students' progress, achievements & intervention in a dropout prevention program. Communicated with government agencies, conducted grant evaluations & referrals to outside sources.

Senior Social Worker and Director

Children's Home Society

September 1992 - December 1993

Designed & implemented a day-treatment program at a children's shelter, ages 8-18. Managed facility, community outreach, token economy & efforts to reunite children with families when appropriate. Clinical caseload included five clients' daily & crisis intervention as needed. Supervised 20 child-care workers & two therapists.


Vice President, Sparkle Plenty

Hibisucs Hill

May 1986 - December 1996

Responsible for psychological testing, evaluating budget and designing employee training manuals.

Qualifications & Certifications

Clinical Psychology

Wright Institute


Florida International University

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