Ph.D., University of North Texas, Counselor Education
M.S., Radford University, School Counseling
BA, Roanoke College, Psychology
Faculty member at Youngstown State University since 1999.
Scholarly Achievements and Awards (selected)
YSU Distinguished Scholar Award (2001, 2010), Ohio Counseling Association Research Award (2009), Western Illinois University Scholar Award (1985) Outstanding Alumni, University of North Texas (2000) Who's Who in the US, Who's Who among America's Scientists, Who's Who among America's Teachers, Diplomate of American Psychotherapy Association Outstanding Education Program Award - Virginia Assembly (1988), Outstanding Reading Program Award - Ohio Reads (2000).
Research Interests (selected)
Improving Academic and Social Skills among students of poverty
Professional Service (selected)
Ad Hoc Reviewer: Journal of Family Issues, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, Journal of Criminial Justice and Behavior
Editorial Board: Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy (1984–1989)
School Counseling Internship/ Program Coordinator
Supervise Counseling Interns
Counseling Experience (selected)
Director, Adolescent Drug Abuse Unit, St. Albans Psychiatric Hospital
Director, Outpatient Family Therapy Unit, St. Albans Psychiatric Hospital
Psychologist, University Counseling Center
Dean, Student Affairs and Counseling Services, Brevard Community College
Ohio LPCC with supervisor status
Ohio Licensed Psychologist
Recent Publications (Selected)
Martin, D., Martin, M. & Martin, P. (2012). Fat Zoe: Understanding Childhood Obesity. New Horizon Press: Far Hills, NJ.
Martin, D., Martin, M. & Martin, E. (2008). Oz and Devon: Understanding Childhood Depression. New Horizon Press: Far Hills, N.J.