Dr. Katherine Martinez is a registered psychologist (2036) in British Columbia with over 20 years of experience in clinical work, research, and training. Dr. Martinez was on staff at the Vancouver Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Centre from 2012-2018, and, was a partner at The San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy from 2004-2009. She has also worked at Children’s Hospital Oakland, California, and various clinics in New Jersey. Dr. Martinez specializes in cognitive-behavioural assessment and treatment of anxiety, mood, and childhood disorders in youth, provides parent training to families, and conducts workshops and in-service trainings on CBT. Finally, she has co-authored the book, Your anxious mind: A teen’s guide to anxiety and panic (Magination Press, 2009). In addition to working in private practice, Dr. Martinez is a staff writer and contractor for Anxiety Canada, a charitable organization and leader in developing online, self-help, and evidence-based resources on anxiety and anxiety disorders, where she is involved in numerous projects designed to disseminate evidence based resources to the Canadian public. In addition, Dr. Martinez works as a consultant at CBT Connections, an organization that provides evidence-based training for health professionals working for government and community funded agencies at the provincial and regional level in both BC and Saskatchewan. If you would like further information about her training, clinical work, and a list of previous workshops, please contact her for a copy of her curriculum vitae.
Dr. Martinez is a registrant of the College of Psychologists of British Columbia, and a member of the following professional organizations:
The Canadian Psychological Association
The Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies
The Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies
The International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Foundation
The British Colombia Psychological Association