Mark Patishnock

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Mark F. Patishnock, PhD

Director of Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
Licensed Psychologist

Mark grew up near State College, Pennsylvania, and began working with MSU CAPS in 2018. Outside of work, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife, Heather, and their daughter, Addison. He also enjoys playing the acoustic guitar (badly) and attempting to make the perfect cup of coffee (an ongoing work in progress).


  • Pennsylvania State University, B.S., Psychology
  • Wake Forest University, M.A., Counseling
  • Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D., Counseling Psychology

Professional Interests Include:

  • Concealable Stigmas
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Tic Disorders
  • Cultivating University-wide Investment in Campus Health, Wellness, and Safety
  • Creating Healthy Communities