General Website

Q:  Who is Mark Stephen Schwartz, Ph.D.

A:  Professionally, I am a clinical psychologist and retired from the Mayo Clinic staffs in 2004 after 37 years. I was Chair of Psychology at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville from 1988 to 2004.I chaired the development of national certification in biofeedback and was Chair of the Board in the first few years of the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (1981-1984). I was President of the Board of the Biofeedback Society of America in 1987. I was on the Board of the National Commission for Health Certifying Associations and was Speaker of the General Assembly from 1982 through 1985.

As an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at the U of North Florida (2005 to 2012) I taught Stress Management, History of Psychology, Abnormal, and Biofeedback courses. For 2 years from 2012 to 2014 I was a Visiting Professor in Psychology at UNF teaching courses in Research Methods and in History of Psychology.

I still see patients in my private practice in Jacksonville. My specialty services include all forms of stress management, applied psychophysiology (such as relaxation therapies and biofeedback), behavior therapies including cognitive behavior therapies, and eclectic psychotherapy. I provide consultations, evaluations, and a variety of therapies. The types of problems for which I specialize include anxiety disorders, anger management, most types of stress, most types of psychophysiological conditions, selected medical unexplained symptoms, mild to moderate depression, and nocturnal enuresis.

I also am father of 4 biological children and 2 step children, grandfather of 10, great grandfather of 1, and a husband. I am an Editor/Author of the book, Biofeedback: A Practitioner’s Guide, in it’s 4th edition that was published in March, 2016. I am writing other books such as health care metaphors. My hobbies and favorite pastimes include: landscaping, my citrus trees, long distance driving, my grandchildren, and still learning to be a better person.

A more detailed description of me is contained in the website section: About Us.


Q:  What do I do if I am seeking clinical services from you?

A:  Click on the Clinical Services windowbox.


Q:  What do I do if I am one of your patients and want more information about your practice, need forms, need answers to other FAQs?

A:  Click on the Clinical Services window and then Forms.



Q:  What do I do if I am interesting in reviewing current and planned products?

A:  Go to Products.



Q:  What do I do if I am one of Grandpa Mark’s /Nana Nancy’s grandchildren and want to read about him, Nana Nancy, see photos, and send messages.

A:  Well, children, click on Family to let us share with you.


Archival Documents

Q:  What do I do if I am a professional or student who wants to see archival documents from my experiences on the Board of BCIA, Board of BSA (AAPB), Board and Speaker of the NCHCA (now NOCA)?

A:  Go to archival papers to find documents that will become available to interested persons in late 2015 and early 2016.


Consultations, Lectures, Workshops, and Courses

Q:  What do I do if I am interested in knowing about your consultations, lectures, workshops, and courses?

A:  After going to that section you will see the topics for which I can present lectures and workshops, the university courses I have taught.


Q:  What is the purpose of including some slide sets from courses I have taught?

A:  For educators and students who are interested in reviewing my slides, and others who might want access to some of my slides.