Mark Amendola, L.S.W., B.C.D. has had extensive experience in work with adolescent disorders since 1981. Beginning on the front lines as a child care worker in a residential setting, he has moved to various positions to include day treatment, partial hospitalization, and community-based programming. Currently he is the Executive Director of Perseus House, a non-profit, designed to provide preventative and intervention services to children ages birth – 18. He also maintains a clinical practice that focuses on adolescent disorders and familial conflict. Mark’s work has focused on the delivery of services to troubled and troubling young people and families in an effort to improve their quality of life.