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The Haven is a dramatic television series centered around a VA Hospital--and based on true events. These are the stories of those who wore the uniform and continue to fight their battles at home—and the team of people who care for them.

  • Mark Phelan
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Writer Biography - Mark Phelan

Mark has been a member of the Screen Actors Guild for over 25 years and has appeared in hundreds of television, film and stage productions throughout his career. Mark has a Masters of Education and a Masters in Psychology.

As a Veteran, Mark draws directly from his real-life experience as a Case Manager and Therapist at The Haven (Los Angeles' VA Hospital). He has worked directly with Veterans, young and old, with individual and group therapy, to help guide these souls to re-imagine their lives. This television treatment is derived from true stories and events.

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Thank you for the time to review the treatment. This is a sincere and personal journey for me, as well as a door that I feel needs to be opened by us as a human race to better understand those in uniform with an open heart and mind.