(931) 701-0727 anita@anitajoymartin.com

Anita Martin Psychotherapy & Consulting Nashville, TN

Psychotherapist; LCSW  08/2020-Present

Provide individual, couples and group therapy to clients seeking mental health services

Document treatment course in accordance with insurance guidelines, ethical standards, and legal statutes

Manage limited liability corporation and financials

Spearhead program development & marketing initiatives

Ascension Saint Thomas Health Murfreesboro, TN

Oncology Support Services; LCSW  06/2020-04/2022

Developed, coordinated & marketed clinical programming to support cancer patients and their families

Directed & conducted mindfulness program

Educated, assessed, & treated patients and caregivers experiencing post-diagnosis psychosocial stressors

Collaborated with multi-disciplinary team to ensure COC accreditation standards were met

Cultivated community & fundraising partnerships to expand patient resources

Interviewed, evaluated, and recommended new hires

JourneyPure at The River Murfreesboro, TN

Dual Diagnosis Primary Therapist; LMSW & LCSW  06/2018-06/2020

Provided individual, family, crisis intervention, and group therapy to clients in residential treatment

Assessed patients for mental health diagnoses; refer for psychological evaluation to guide treatment

Developed and implemented individualized treatment plans based on clinical experience and knowledge

Built referral relationships with corporate partners including American Airlines, General Motors

Collaborated with interdisciplinary team to deliver integrated client care

Trained and supervised master’s level clinical interns

Documented course of treatment and concurrent insurance reviews

The Ranch at Elements Behavioral Health Nunnelly,TN

Dual Diagnosis Primary Therapist; LMSW  04/2017-10/2017

Provided individual, process groups, and family therapy

Developed treatment plans and implemented clinical interventions for patients with primary C-PTSD and secondary substance use disorder

Presented case conceptualizations to interdisciplinary team

Documented clinical progress and treatment outcomes in electronic medical record

Delivered clinical recommendations to direct aftercare coordination and transfer

Interim HealthCare of Middle Tennessee, Inc. Nashville, TN

Field Care Coordinator; LMSW  06/2016-04/2017

Provided in-home case management services to chronically ill patients utilizing evidence-based interventions

Led interdisciplinary team to integrate medical treatment, post-hospitalization care, and achieve measurable outcomes

Linked patients and caregivers with community resources and professional referrals

Coached and educated patients and families on disease process, self-care, and defusing crises

Center for Living & Learning Franklin, TN

Social Worker; LMSW  04/2016-04/2017

Assessed residents receiving 24-hour care for severe mental illness including schizophrenia, schizoaffective, bipolar disorders, trauma, severe anxiety, eating disorders, and major depression

Supervised medication dosing, compliance, and documentation for sixteen adult & geriatric patients

Provided coaching, crisis intervention & case management services to develop self-leadership

Documented case notes to detail psychotic episodes, goal achievement, and maintain client care

Catholic Charities (672 Hours) Nashville, TN

MSSW Internship; Therapist Intern 08/2014-04/2015                                                                                                

Managed caseload of ten clients from counseling intake through termination

Assessed and treated clients with depression, anxiety, trauma, psychotic, and co-occurring disorders under LCSW supervision

Collaborated with social workers, nurses, psychiatrists, and psychologists to integrate client care

Monitored, recorded, and evaluated treatment outcomes   

Morning Star Sanctuary Nashville, TN

Case Manager & Counselor 04/2014-07/2014                                                                                                         

Provided education, crisis & case management services to domestic violence and sexual assault victims: Recruited for this temporary position based on previous record of service with the organization

Maintained accurate case notes for use in referral, therapeutic intervention, or legal involvement

Developed curriculum and led weekly psychoeducation groups

Morning Star Sanctuary Nashville, TN                                                                                                         

Victim Advocate 10/2013-04/2014                                                                                                           

Supervised 24-hour crisis line and de-escalated volatile situations

Advocated on behalf of survivors in criminal justice system

Conducted and recorded intake/exit interviews for residents

Documented detailed case notes in electronic database

Morning Star Sanctuary (540 Hours) Nashville, TN                                                                        

BSW Field Practicum; Intern  03/2013-08/2013                                                                                                     

Research Project: Mentoring: The Impact on Domestic Violence Recovery

Managed 24-hour crisis line and provided crisis management, safety planning, and community resources to women in abusive situations

Facilitated Green Card process for immigrant women according to VAWA

Liaised with collateral contacts and advocated on behalf of survivors in criminal proceedings

Established and led psychoeducational groups for shelter residents

Celebrate Calm, LLC Fairfax, VA                                                                                                    

Co-Owner; Presenter; Advocate 01/2007-12/2013                                                                         

Created content and curriculum for merchandising sales, professional trainings, and parenting workshops

Co-managed business financials and administration

Presented parent workshops and teacher trainings to Fairfax County, VA Schools to implement evidence-based interventions with children on autism spectrum

Facilitated interpersonal skills groups for ASD children aged 5-17

Provided family coaching to improve communication and promote healthy relationships in the family system

Mediated for ASD children in IEP meetings to ensure educational goals were met