Mr. McCormack holds Masters Degrees in Psychology and Clinical Social Work. He has had a forty-two-year career as a psychotherapist in a variety of treatment settings. Before entering private practice his last position was as Senior Social Worker of Adult Long-Term Inpatient Services at Sheppard-Pratt Hospital, a renowned psychiatric hospital in Baltimore. He supervised social work services on seven units ranging from the treatment of schizophrenia, to eating disorders, to bi-polar disorders, dissociative disorders and personality disorders. He published an article in the Journal of Marriage and Family Therapy on the treatment of personality disordered marriages in 1989. He published the book Treating Borderline States in Marriage: Dealing with Oppositionalism, Ruthless Aggression, and Severe Resistance in 2000 (Jason Aronson). He is former Guest Faculty of the Washington School of Psychiatry and member of the Teaching and Supervisory Faculty of Sheppard-Pratt. In 1994 he was named the Clinician of the Year by the Maryland Society of Clinical Social Workers. He has lectured around the country and in Canada on difficult to treat couples. He is married, has seven grandchildren and another on the way, and lives in Aberdeen, Md.