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Mark Brewer


Mark Brewer, MA, LMFT, LPCC is owner and operator of WAVE Therapy. The mission of WAVE is in the name; Wisdom, Action, Vision and Encouragement. Mark opened WAVE counseling with the intention of bringing together the very best therapist in North County San Dieg/Carlsbad. In any business, you deserve the best and that is what you will get when you experience WAVE Therapy.

Mark is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC #46057) and a Licensed Private Clinical Counselor as well. WAVE therapy is conveniently located in Carlsbad, right in the beginning of the Village. He obtained his Bachelors from the University of San Diego (USD) and his Masters in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University. Mark has worked with a couple hundred families in the last 15 years and handled some of the more difficult cases in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego County. Mark currently contracts with Tri City Medical Center Hospital to assist the hospital in completing psychiatric evaluations in the Emergency Room. Mark, his wife, their son and daughter reside in North County San Diego.

Mark’s areas of expertise focus on:

  1. Couples Counseling
  2. Individuals dealing with Anxiety & Depression
  3. Trauma Survivors
  4. Adolescent/Teenage Problems

Effective Methods Used to treat:

  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
    to treat Anxiety, Depression or Trauma
  • EFT (Emotionally Focused Treatment)
    — one of leading treatments for Couples
  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
  • Life Span Integration Therapy
  • Family Systems Theory
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator

Mark’s career counseling comes from direct experience of different careers. He had successful careers in other areas before entering this field. Mark was a Federal Agent for the US Government for over 2 years, studying human behavior to effectively capture and arrest criminals. He worked in the corporate world Downtown Los Angeles for a couple of years, managing and hiring multiple types of employees. Mark worked for a major pharmaceutical firm in San Diego. Mark is certified to give the oldest and most successful career test, the Myers Briggs Type Indicator.

Personal Note:

I believe your needs and goals take first priority! My role is to guide and support your efforts to attain those goals in a safe, warm, and confidential environment. Therapy is for your benefit and growth. I have experience helping families, children, adolescents, couples, and individuals with a wide variety of issues. Marital/Premarital, family struggles, couples work, depression, anxiety, domestic violence and career counseling are just some of my specialties. Life is filled with challenges and at times this can be overwhelming for many of us. Let me assist you with these challenges, so you can create satisfaction and joy in your life! I have over 12 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families in Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Diego County.