Dr. Martin-Schantz is a passionate clinician in the field of clinical psychology. Dr. Martin-Schantz received her Psy.D. in Applied Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She defended her dissertation titled, Mentoring Experiences: The Development of Virtue in Early Career Counselors. Dr. Martin-Schantz completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Hope Counseling Center. She has worked in various clinical settings including, community counseling centers, private practices, a university counseling center and non-profits.
In her clinical work, she delivers Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Attachment theory and Eye movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). She primarily works with adults, adolescents and children with a wide range of emotional, behavioral and adjustment issues, such as anxiety, ADHD, stress, depression, and trauma. She specializes in trauma, caregiving, military spouses and diabetes care. She also enjoys mentoring and working with early career counselors and clinicians, helping them navigate the field of mental health and build professional development.
Dr. Martin-Schantz was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Hope International University, where she taught graduate and undergraduate psychology and marriage and family therapy students from 2014-2020.