About Marsh Psychological Services PLLC

Dr. Randy Marsh is a licensed psychologist with more than 40 years of experience in the field of Behavioral Health.  Dr. Marsh holds his PhD in Psychology from Western Seminary, Portland, Oregon.  Until November 2013, Dr. Marsh was a 21 year employee of Wake County Human Services, Raleigh, North Carolina.  He progressively held positions as a program manager, program director and lastly as the Division Director of Behavioral Health Services.  He has been a clinician, clinical supervisor, mid-level manager and department administrator.  Through his leadership, three initiatives garnered state and national recognition: The WorkFirst Substance Abuse Initiative was recognized as a best practice by DHHS for the Urban Toolkit; the Maternal Depression Initiative was designated a promising practice by NACCHO and won several state level awards; and the Military and Veterans Resource Coalition received its own Day Proclamation from the City of Raleigh for September 27, and Dr. Marsh was awarded the US Missions Award for outstanding service to US Military and Veterans.
While Behavioral Health Director, Dr. Marsh experienced the difficult challenge of guiding a multi-million dollar, 230 employee, local government Behavioral Health division through full divestiture and transition of nearly 3000 consumers.  Through this divestiture he upheld the morale of employees, advised the County Manager, Human Services Director and the Divestiture Task Force, worked closely with the managed care organization that contracted with new providers, and followed through on completing the transition in consultation with others as well as by hands-on clinical and administrative work.
Since his doctoral training, Dr. Marsh has had great interest in integrative processes in the Behavioral Health field.  This interest has been in the integration of psychology and theology, the integration of treatment options for individuals with dual mental health and substance use disorders, the treatment of persons with co-morbid health and behavioral health problems, and in the approach to creating the award-winning initiatives noted above.