Marcus John, M.Ed., LPC, CRC, NCC is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Idaho and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor as well as a National Board Certified Counselor. He graduated with a M.Ed. in Rehabilitation Counseling and Human Services at the University of Idaho with undergraduate studies in Psychology, Sociology, and General Education. He began working in supported living and applied counseling theories in 2002 after he completed high school and has since been a strong advocate of improving deaf and hard of hearing supports. Being a pioneer for the Deaf Community in Idaho, he served as President of the Idaho American Sign Language Teachers Association’s and Treasurer/Vice President of DisAbility Rights of Idaho’s Board of Directors. He continues to serve the Deaf Community of Idaho by providing Mental Health Counseling in telehealth options and ASL.
Marcus was born hearing and became deaf at 7 from Spinal Meningitis, it was at this time he began identifying as Deaf and became immersed in ASL and Deaf Culture. He married in 2006 and they have 2 children. They currently live in Meridian, ID where they enjoy the weather, community, and the outdoors. Marcus is a passionate individual who has many hobbies, he is always taking up new challenges and interests.