Ana Martinez

Ana Martinez

November 19, 2018
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Ana Martinez

 

Ana Martinez, M.A. is a Marriage and Family therapist specializing in relationships with adolescents, couples and families.

Ana received a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz in Psychology, with an emphasis in Child Development in 2000. She then completed her M.A. in 2003 from Phillips Graduate Institute with a double major in both Psychology/Marriage and Family Therapy and School Counseling.

Ana is experienced working with children and adolescence both in the school setting as a School Counselor, as well as through a therapeutic relationship.

Areas of Expertice

While Ana is trained and knowledgeable in a broad spectrum of psychology her expertise are working with:

  • Adolescent’s relationships
  • Eating disorders
  • Depression in pre and adolescent years
  • Bullying, and victims of bullying
  • Self-mutilation and destructive behaviors
  • Adolescent’s sexual identity

 

“Adolescence is a very difficult milestone; teens today face difficulties with identity, peer relationships, self-expression, confidence and feelings of inadequacy. Being in a theraputic relationship can help.”