Mark Shelford has been in the behavioral health field for over 35 years, working in a variety of settings including residential, partial hospital, outpatient, inpatient, and emergency services.
At CEDC, Mark conducts clinical assessments for residential services as well as individual case management and group therapy. He also assists with insurance contracts, patient level-of-care issues, state licensure compliance, and national accreditation.
Mark majored in Philosophy at the University of New Mexico and studied Neuro-Linguistic Programming. He earned his Master’s in Social Work at Smith
College. For 15 years he worked at a community hospital and managed their emergency psychiatric services, addictions services, and social work services.
Mark joined CEDC in 2008 to pursue his interest in treating eating disorders and to look for ways to improve care wherever possible.