Mark Woodford, PhD

Dr. Mark Woodford is a Professor in the Department of Counselor Education at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). He joined the faculty in 2001. Dr. Woodford earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in fine arts and anthropology and his Master’s degree in agency counseling (with an emphasis in addictions counseling) from The College of William and Mary. He earned his Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from the University of Virginia.

Dr. Woodford is a licensed professional counselor, a master addiction counselor, and a national certified counselor. He is a member of Chi Sigma Iota, the Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International, the American Counseling Association, the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, the International Association of Addictions and Offender Counseling, the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, and the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors.

Dr. Woodford has worked in community-, family- and school-based prevention and early intervention programs, as well as in a residential addiction treatment facility.  In addition to his duties as Clinical Mental Health Counseling Coordinator, he teaches courses in treating addiction and co-occurring disorders, group counseling, and counseling boys and men, and provides clinical supervision for graduate students in counselor education at TCNJ. Dr. Woodford’s research interests are in the field addiction counseling with a specific emphasis on the interplay of gender issues in substance abuse and addiction treatment.