Kerry Martin, LAMFT
Kerry has been working as a therapist for 16 years with a variety of clients, including toddlers, children, adolescents, individuals, couples, and families. She is empathetic and caring, and strives to make her clients feel safe and comfortable. Kerry focuses on helping client’s identify root causes of their pain and assists them with reflecting upon their choices and experiences, developing insight around what they truly feel, need and want, and empowers clients to become the people they were truly meant to be.
She has received training in many modalities including Play therapy, Sand Tray, Art therapy, Bibliotherapy, Family Therapy, Gottman Method and EFT. She is a certified Infant-Toddler Mental Health Specialist and a certified provider of EMDR. Kerry treats clients using a wholistic approach to growth and healing including physical, mental, spiritual and emotional health.
Kerry has experience providing therapy to people of all ages who have experienced any of the following:
- Trauma/traumatic events
- Co-parenting or dealing with a blended family
- Difficult upbringing or relationships with their caregivers/parents
- Struggles with understanding their baby/young child’s behaviors
- Those who are first-responders and their families
- Abusive relationships of all kinds
- Church leadership/missionary struggles
- Boundary issues
- Sexual dysfunction
- Communication issues
- Depression, anxiety/panic, and grief issues
Kerry’s father immigrated from England and she grew up in southern California. Her parents were in church ministry and she was an All-American college softball pitcher. Kerry is a mother of a teenage son who enjoys playing football and baseball. On the weekends, you can find Kerry and her son on a baseball/softball field or at home watching Netflix.