Mark was born in Freemont, Ohio in 1956. He graduated from Anderson High School (Anderson, IN)
in 1974.


  • Bachelors Degree; Psychology -- Anderson University, Anderson, IN
  • Masters Degree; Counseling Psychology -- Vermont College of Norwich University, Montpelier, VT


  • Madison County Juvenile Probation: SHOCAP Program
  • Madison County Community Justice Center
  • Madison County Correctional Complex
  • Sowers of Seeds Counseling
  • Indiana Juvenile Justice Task Force

Mark has worked in the “addictions” field since 1994 and has worked with children who are experiencing
emotional and behavioral problems -- and their parents -- since 1988. He was a
Probation Officer as well
as a
Family Therapist and performs home-based counseling/supervision for families experiencing difficulty
with their children's emotional and behavioral problems. His primary mission is to help these families develop
much needed coping skills so that they can avoid involving their children in the Juvenile Justice system.

Mark also conducts the following group therapies for court-ordered individuals (although many volunteer):

  • Parent Education Training
  • Anger Management Groups
  • Relapse Prevention Groups
  • Drug/Alcohol Workshops
  • Sex Offender Groups


Mark is the creator of the Parent-Support Group (a parents only group for parents with strong-willed, out
of control children). He is the author of
My Out-of-Control Teen and My Out-of-Control Child eBooks, and
the founder of
Online Parent Support (the online version of the Parent Support Group).

Many of Mark's articles and columns related to parenting children with ADHD, ODD, Conduct Disorder,
Bipolar Disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and more, are featured
on prominent "online" magazines (ezines) and websites.

Contact Information--

Mark Hutten, M.A.
Online Parent Support, LLC
2328 N. 200 E.
Anderson, Indiana

765.810.3319 (available between 9:00 AM & 5:00 PM Eastern Time)

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Mark Hutten, M.A.