Marney DeFoore, MSW

Marney DeFoore, MSW

Marriage & Family Therapy  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Marney DeFoore, MSW is a marriage & family therapist in San Antonio, TX. He specializes in marriage & family therapy, counseling, and more.Read his story

4203 Woodcock Dr

San Antonio, TX 78228

Contact Information

(210) 883-7877

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Marney DeFoore's bio

This content was provided by Marney DeFoore "Marney DeFoore was born in the United Kingdom and was raised in Texas. He returned to Europe serving in the US Navy before beginning a health care career in 1983 back at home in Texas where he practices today as a Licensed Clinical Social Work Supervisor (LCSW-S). Early in his professional career, Marney worked in hospitals gaining experience in clinical program management in chemical dependence, individual counseling and psychiatric treatment, mental health benefit management, utilization review, employee assistance, and pharmaceutical research as a coordinator of clinical trials studying the disease of Schizophrenia. In 1998, Marney moved to San Antonio, Texas where he began private practice as a psychotherapist and business consultant. Today, Marney is happily married and owns and operates DeFoore Consulting, LLC. Marney's primary service is an "Intensive" approach to personal and professional development for Individuals, Couples, Families and Business (available by private payment only). Marney also offers traditional counseling and coaching services available by private payment and for which some insurance may be accepted. All of Marney's work is based on the basic principle that every person, made in the image of God, has the ability to change. Marney hold a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Texas, and a Master of Social Work degree from Our Lady of the Lake University where he graduated with honors from the Worden School of Social Service. Marney has also completed post graduate studies in Clinical Supervision at Texas State University. Hospital Experience Baylor-Parkside Lodge of Dallas/Fort Worth Bowling Green Hospital of Dallas Charter Hospital of Dallas Seay Behavioral Health Center on the campus of Presbyterian Hospital of Plano St. Paul University Hospital at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Internships Covenant Behavioral Health Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital, and Private Practice development at Consultant Services Clinical Practice Intensive Personal and Professional Development Transactional Analysis Redecision Therapy Gestalt Therapy Solution Focused Brief Therapy Memberships Redecision Therapy Association - Founding Charter Member, Diplomat and first President, (2004 - 2007) Phi Alpha National Honor Society - Lifetime Associate Member"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Marney DeFoore "Are you looking for "Intensive" marriage counseling in San Antonio? If you are ready to learn, change and grow, then call Marney today. If you are sick and tired of being sick and tired, call me. If you've tried other therapies and your results have been short-lived, and now you are ready to do whatever it takes, then call Marney to make a plan to do just that. Take charge of yourself and move forward to the best life possible. Sound unrealistic? Visit to see what others say about their "Intensive" work with Marney (traditional counseling also available)."

7  Specialties

  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Christian Counseling
  • Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Individual Counseling
  • Life Coaching
  • Psychotherapy

0  Board Certifications

Marney DeFoore does not have any board certifications listed.

11  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Counseling Services
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Family Psychotherapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Marital Therapy
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of North Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Hardin Simmons University
    Other Education | Completed
  • Our Lady of the Lake University
    Other Education | Completed 2002
  • Texas State University
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • LMSW - Licensed Master Social Worker, 2002
  • Phi Alpha, National Honor Society for Social Work, Delta Delta Chapter, Lifetime Member, 2000
  • LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 2005
  • MSW - Master Social Worker, 2002
  • LMSW-S - Licensed Clinical Social Work Supervisor, 2012
Media & Publications

Marney DeFoore has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Marney DeFoore's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Marney DeFoore to family and friends
70 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (70)

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Marney DeFoore's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Marney DeFoore Says:

"I'd like to express my sincere gratitude to the clients who've taken the time to rate their experience at my office. Your pathway to lasting change was paved with your willingness to be bold and open minded. Congratulations to each of you!" - Marney


Patient Comments (12)

I came to Marney at the recommendation of my pastor, due to recurring relationship trauma in my life. I wanted to find a way to stop the cycle. After listening to my history, he accepted me as a client believing that he could help. Oh yes, he did help indeed! His faith-based guidance allowed me...more
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Thank you so much, Robert. I'm so glad you're pleased with your work. Thanks also for your continued confidence.

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Not many words can express my gratitude for the day I sat in Mr. Marney DeFoore’s office. My outlook on life has changed. I see myself and my situation as God does and that’s awesome. Marney has given spiritual counsel for my simple life situations. I’m learning to live one day at a time and...more
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Make sure you feel comfortable the minute you walk in. You don’t feel like you are going to be judged for the the reasons you are there for. Great Counselor.
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Therapy is a journey if you are willing to listen and try. Marney is phenomenal! H gave me tools that I still use to this day. I highly recommend DeFoore Consulting!!
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Truth be told, I didn't get past the initial consultation. Maybe it wasn't a good fit, which can happen with therapists, but honestly, when a person keeps bringing up their "stellar" reviews and uses cliched techniques that must elicit a predetermined response, then I cant see how these reviews...more
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I regret that we didn't have a positive experience together and I hope you won't stop looking for what you need in a therapist. If I can be of any assistance please feel free to contact me directly. I genuinely wish the best for you.

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