Mark O'Connell, LCSW

NYC-based psychotherapist in private practice and author of "The Performing Art of Therapy" and "Modern Brides & Modern Grooms"

Mark O’Connell, LCSW-R is a New-York-City-based psychotherapist in private practice. He is the author of "The Performing Art of Therapy: Acting Insights and Techniques for Clinicians," (Routledge, 2019) and "Modern Brides & Modern Grooms: A Guide to Planning Straight, Gay, and Other 21st Century Weddings," (Skyhorse, 2014 & 2017). He has been published in Psychotherapy Networker and he writes regularly for Psychology Today,, and other popular sources. His clinical writing has been published in Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association and Psychoanalytic Perspectives among other journals. He speaks on issues related to identity, gender, sexuality, and mental health. For more information, visit and