Marcene Marcus, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker experienced in utilizing effective evidenced-based therapeutic techniques with diverse populations to achieve mutually agreed upon goals. She provides compassionate care to patients at Ocean Psychiatry, located in Fremont, California.
Marcene received a Bachelor of Arts in english with a minor in psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She went on to obtain a Master of Science in social work with a minor in law from Columbia University.
Since graduating, Marcene has worked in counseling and psychotherapy for over 25 years. Her range of expertise includes working with children, teenagers, adults, couples, groups, and families. She has experience working with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, and anxiety patients.
Marcene has a proven ability to employ clinical instincts and skills to engage clients in therapeutic alliances and accomplish successful outcomes. She is also well-versed in the legal and ethical standards of direct service and is highly resourceful in linking clients to appropriate referrals.
She is skilled at providing comprehensive client care and has excellent written and communication skills for effective client advocacy and collaboration. Marcene finds great fulfillment in guiding clients toward self-sufficiency through goal development, treatment plans, progress reviews, and exit planning.
She is open to working with all patients who are four years and older and is currently accepting new patients.
Marcene accepts the following health plans: Aetna, Blue Shield of CA – Magellan, United Healthcare, and Sutter Health.