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SPOTLIGHT ON IPA MEMBER - Dr. Susan Martin

October 21, 2021 7:25 PM | Deborah Katz (Administrator)

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Susan A. Martin, PsyD


Biographical Information

BUSINESS NAME:  Family Medicine Residency of Idaho-Boise

REGION OF IDAHO WHERE YOU PRACTICE:  Southwest region

WHERE DID YOU GROW UP:   Born in Ellensburg, WA. Moved 17 times before the age of 17 (WA, Oregon, New Mexico, Libya- Africa, Colorado, Caracus-Venezuela, Chicago-Champaign-Urbana, Oakland-Charleston-Illinois (graduated HS in IL), Indiana, VA (graduated college), Krasnodar-Russia, FL (Doctorate), TX, MI (Fellowship), AZ, ID).

UNIVERSITIES YOU ATTENDED:  James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA; Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL; Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL; Michigan State University, Consortium for Advanced Psychology Training, Flint, MI.

Current Work

YEARS IN PRACTICE:  16 YRS

POPULATIONS SERVED:  Primarily Medicaid adult and geriatric population in a Federally Qualified Health Center

PRACTICE INTEREST AREAS:  Health Psychology in Primary Care

WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT BEING A PSYCHOLOGIST:   Teaching the next generation of health care professionals to work with an underserved population and promoting the advancement of psychology in ID through internship consortium development. 

THEORETICAL ORIENTATION:  CBT

SERVICE IN PROFESSION:  IPA president, president-elect, and fellow, IPA- ethics committee member, CE committee member, and Advocacy committee member, Idaho Psychology Internship Consortium Program Director, UW Clinical Assistant Professor Dept. of Family Medicine-training 3rd and 4th year psychiatry residents in CBT psychotherapy.

WHERE ARE YOU IN YOUR CAREER:  Midcareer

Fun Facts

HOBBIES:  Idaho Humane Society, hiking, camping, travel, gardening, guitar, Spanish

HIDDEN TALENT:  (ex- “Can juggle 4 objects in the air without breaking anything.”)

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