As a member of the community outreach team at The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake, Mark Blakeley is dedicated to helping clients, families and organizations find quality treatment options. Before joining Advanced Recovery Systems in 2019, Mark has worked as a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with an inpatient psychiatric hospital and medical detoxification center and worked in several residential addiction treatment programs both as a therapist and clinical director. Mark is a trained interventionist. He is a Master of Science in counseling with an emphasis in marriage, family and child therapy. Prior to becoming a therapist, he worked as a paramedic for 25 years. He is excited for the opportunity to assist families and patients with the journey to recovery.