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M.S. in Clinical Psychological Counseling — Chicago State University
B.F.A. in Fine and Applied Arts — University of Illinois
I Treat
15-20 Years Old
Young Adult
Older Adult
Issues I Treat
Depression / Mood Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Sexual Abuse
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Eating Disorders
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Cognitive Flexibility / Executive Functioning
Borderline Personality Disorder
Personality Disorders
Emotion Regulation Issues
Anger Management
Grief & Loss
Substance Abuse
Life Stage Transitions
Postpartum Depression
Perinatal Mood / Anxiety Disorders
Parenthood (Transition to)
Stress Management
School Stress
Workplace Issues
Job Loss
Family of Origin Issues
Parenting Issues
Caregiver Issues
Aging Issues
Cultural Transition / Immigration Issues
Divorce / Marital Separation / Post-Divorce Adjustment
LGB/TQ+ Identity & Relationships
College (Transition to)
Adult Children & Parent Relationship Issues
Families with Chronically Mentally Ill Members
Child Abuse
Domestic Violence
Physical Abuse
Work / Life Balance
In-law Relationships
Empty Nest Issues
Racism Issues
Retirement (Transition to)
Sibling Issues
Therapists in Therapy
Women's Issues
Types of Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Brief Consultation (1-6 Sessions)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Diagnostic Assessment
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Emotion Focused Therapy
Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
Integrative Systemic Therapy
Interpersonal Therapy
Mindfulness & Behavior Therapies

Pam Martinez is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who completed undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois and earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychological Counseling from Chicago State University. Ms. Martinez has extensive experience working with clients dealing with a wide range of mental health challenges and employs a Person-Centered, directive therapy model incorporating elements of Cognitive Behavioral, Interpersonal, Dialectical Behavioral or Trauma-Focused methods to address a range of issues including Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Grief and Trauma, with an approach adjusted to meet the needs and experience of each client. She is passionately committed to the goal of reducing barriers, improving accessibility to mental health care and providing a safe space of support and guidance to help clients get to an improved level of daily functioning, well-being and confidence in their ability to deal with all the challenges life can place in our path.

Other Professional Involvement/Leadership Positions

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Insurance Accepted
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Out of Network Reimbursement
Self Pay