Dr. Pfuetze earned his doctorate in counseling education and supervision from the University of Missouri–St. Louis. His dissertation is entitled “Family-of-Origin Characteristics of Men Who Engage Regularly in Sexually Addictive Behavior.” Dr. Pfuetze also holds a Masters of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary, a BA in history from the University of Kansas, and a Bachelor of Music in music production and engineering and a Bachelor of Music in music synthesis from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.
Dr. Pfuetze is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) with the state of Missouri and has his own private practice. He is also the Director of Counseling for the Global Counseling Network (http://www.globalcounselingnetwork.com/), an online counseling center specifically geared to help missionaries and churches who do not have access to quality counseling.
As a counselor, Dr. Pfuetze has worked with a wide range of issues including marriage and family, anxiety, depression, conflict resolution, teen issues, emotional, sexual and physical abuse, trauma, and sexual addiction. Mark particularly has a heart for those who are dealing with sexual abuse, sexual addiction, trauma, and personal and marital strife and helping them find freedom in their lives through the gospel of God’s grace.
Dr. Pfuetze grew up in San Francisco and Kansas City and is an accomplished musician and avid fan of Kansas Jayhawk basketball and the Southampton FC. He has also served in campus ministry and as a missionary for several years.
Dr. Pfuetze and his wife, Mollie, a middle school counselor at Westminster Christian Academy, have a son and two daughters.