Dr. Martin, a licensed psychologist, oversees HRI's clinical department, consisting of intake EAP counselors, face-to-face counselors, and management consultants.
Dr. Martin is responsible for the operation of HRI's EAP, implementation of new policies and procedures to ensure quality service delivery for clients, and training EAP staff members. He has more than 26 years of experience managing and supervising mental health and EAP professionals, practicing psychotherapy, consulting with management and HR in corporate settings on behavioral health issues, and intervening in crisis situations for both small and large-scale disasters.
Dr. Martin has worked in both non-profit and corporate sectors, including employee assistance programs, mobile crisis teams, community mental health centers, developmental disability organizations, and crisis intervention services. Prior to joining HRI in 2011, Dr. Martin was the director of crisis and behavioral health technology at the Mental Health Association of New York City. Before that, he served as a workforce consultant and account executive for FEI Behavioral Health.
Dr. Martin earned his PhD in Psychology/Counseling from Indiana State University and a Master’s in Counseling from the State University of New York at Albany. He is widely quoted and has appeared on WebMD, CNN Radio, 1010 WINS News Radio, WPIX Evening News, and in web and print articles in, among others, The Wall Street Journal's Market Watch, HR Executive Online, The Journal News, Time Out New York, EAP Post and The National Herald. Dr. Martin is a member of the International Positive Psychology Association, the American Psychological Association, and the Employee Assistance Professionals Association.
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