Marci Wise received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications from the University of South Florida in Tampa. Committed to providing people with valuable information to help them live better lives, she has worked as a news editor, television producer and self-help motivational author. With a passion for increasing personal empowerment, she is currently in her final year of Florida Gulf Coast University’s Masters program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Her counseling philosophy is an integrative theoretical approach, which incorporates Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Person-Centered Therapy. She believes that in order to reach one’s highest potential, individuals require space to reflect, explore, and challenge their thoughts in order to find greater meaning in their day-to-day lives.
Marci has previously counseled at Genesis Counseling in Fort Myers, Florida where she dealt with topics such as: anxiety, depression, sexual abuse and human trafficking. She is currently working at Counseling and Psychological Services at Florida Gulf Coast University through the end of April, 2017 and helping to empower students to achieve greater life satisfaction . Marci is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association, and Gulfcoast Mental Health Counselors, Inc. – and strives to facilitate greater self-awareness and personal growth in all of her clients. In her spare time, Marci enjoys soaking up the Florida sunshine on hikes with her two dogs – and traveling with her husband of 28 years.