Isabelle Martin is a graduate of Old Dominion University where she received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology with a minor in Human Services, as well her Masters in Clinical Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. Isabelle has previously enjoyed working with adolescents and adults in a partial hospitalization setting. Within this role, she facilitated group and individual therapy sessions for persons experiencing symptoms characteristic of various diagnoses including bipolar, PTSD, depression, disordered eating, and anxiety related disorders. Isabelle has received additional experience working with children, adolescents, and families as an intensive in-home therapist and as a Clinical Social Worker within a children’s hospital. She has additionally participated in a variety of research roles with specific focus in Early Family and Childhood Development, as well studies pertaining to resiliency and satisfaction within high-stress careers.
Isabelle’s clinical and research experience, has led her to prioritize the incorporation of the most recent research and evidence based modalities to assist in the understanding of how one’s past and present experiences influence one’s mental and emotional well-being. This prioritization has led her to become an EMDR trained therapist, which is a modality that is founded upon neuroscience and psychological research to treat trauma related concerns. She has also received training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Art Therapy, Family Systems therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Isabelle enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults.
There is so much strength and bravery within the steps taken to establish further support through therapy. Isabelle is greatly passionate in working collaboratively with each individual while utilizing a strength-based approach in furthering one’s discovery of their personal strength and resiliency.