Dr. Mark C Pisano
Dr. Mark Pisano is a licensed psychological associate serving clients in the Piedmont and Coastal Regions of NC. He earned a B.A. in Psychology from Clemson University, a M.A. and C.A.S. in School Psychology from Western Carolina University and an Ed.D. in Education from Campbell University. He is a licensed psychological associate in North Carolina.
Through Assessment and Consulting Services, he provides a variety of testing services and is available to conduct inservice workshops, seminars and keynotes on such topics as trauma and grief, crisis intervention and supporting military children and their families.
He has practiced as a school psychologist in the Ft. Bragg Schools for over 38 years and for over 23 years in private practice.
He was appointed by the Department of Defense (DoD) to assess children of US Military families in Bolivia & Uruguay.
Dr. Pisano has served as President of the North Carolina School Psychology Association and has served for numerous years on their Board of Directors.
He is the Coordinator of the National Association of School Psychology Military Families Interest Group and is a member of the DoD Security Round Table reviewing security and crisis intervention strategies for federal schools.
He has presented nationally and at the state level on trauma & grief recovery, school crises intervention and how best to support military families and their children.
He has been in the national media via published articles, recorded podcasts, and quoted in USA Today & The New York Times. He has appeared on the CBS Evening News as a military families expert and has contributed to several articles in GX Magazine which is the official magazine of the U.S. National Guard.
Dr. Pisano authored the chapter Best Practices in Service to Children in Military Families in the 2013 edition of Best Practices in School Psychology edited by the National Association of School Psychology.
Dr. Pisano collaborates with Sesame Street® for their Military Families curriculum and has briefed audiences at various conferences on the content and how to implement it.
He served on a panel of experts to brief the US Congress on providing support for children in transition (children of military families).
Dr. Pisano is the co-author of a new social emotional support curriculum for military children and their family: Kimochis Activity Kit for Military Families.