MEET IPA FELLOW
Susan A. Martin, PsyD
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.
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
HOBBIES: Idaho Humane Society, hiking, camping, travel, gardening, guitar, Spanish
HIDDEN TALENT: (ex- “Can juggle 4 objects in the air without breaking anything.”)