Kristopher A Martin
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Kristopher A Martin

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Psychologist, PhD Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online
Updated February 19, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anger management
  • Men's issues
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Veterans' issues
  • Mood disorders
  • Life purpose & meaning

Professional statement

As a licensed Clinical Psychologist in NYC for the past 20 years, Kris Martin, PhD is experienced in providing psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic and mindfulness-based psychotherapies to treat a broad spectrum of mental health conditions and life circumstances. Dr. Martin has worked extensively with people who have endured intense traumas, who experience mood-related conditions like depression, anxiety and self-concept struggles, who have impulse control and anger management concerns, and others whose focus in their therapy is on the process of flourishing and optimizing their creative process.

Recognizing that the human mind and psyche are both incredibly complex, Dr, Martin believes that it is useful to understand that psychotherapy is a treatment that can simplify some of what we experience and struggle with in life. Specifically, he encourages his clients to engage daily in mindful curiosity about themselves, leading to honest self-reflection in which they both hold themselves accountable and affirm and celebrate their efforts, successes, and lessons learned, yielding ever-evolving self-awareness, ultimately resulting in wisdom and life skills that create healthy choices and overall well-being. In this endeavor, he will guide you in exploring your emotions, thoughts, behaviors and their outcomes, he will engage with you with humor and awe at the human experience, and he will aid you in cultivating a meaningful connection to the innate healing capacities within you.

Dr. Martin seeks to make this process understandable and accessible, and suggests as a starting point making a commitment to do three things daily: to take care of oneself, to be of service to others, and to do the work of the day. While these intentions will of course take different shape from day to day, they are each alone and even more so together a very reliable guide toward the growth and wellness that we seek.


Message to clients

Your choice to engage in psychotherapy, either for the first time in your life or returning to treatment, is an important, often life-changing one. Critical to the success of therapy is the quality of the match between the client and the therapist. As a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years of experience, I remain an active student of the processes of personal growth, development and healing. In our work together, we will collaborate on all aspects of your therapy, you as the expert of yourself and the life you are living, and me as a deeply interested and objective observer, guide and ally in your efforts to grow and flourish. I am endlessly honored to be entrusted with my client's life stories and care in psychotherapy, and engage collaboratively toward the shared goal of ameliorating suffering and facilitating healing and personal growth. I would very much enjoy hearing from you if you believe that our working together would offer you meaningful benefit, and I wish you very well on your on-going journey through life.


Specialties

Anger management - Addressing sudden outbursts of anger or sustained resentment; developing healthy anger expression and outlets

Men's issues - Expertise in working with adult men; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges and promote physical and mental health

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Veterans' issues - Coping with reactions of exposure to life-threatening or traumatic events; supporting veterans and their families adjusting to civilian life

Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood

Life purpose & meaning - Exploring one’s beliefs and values around life purpose, meaning, and spirituality; addressing the barriers to living a life that feels fulfilling, including instigating change or developing new habits




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Kristopher Martin is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $250 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $225 - $250
  • Initial session: $250 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

I request that fees be paid on the day of the therapy session, and provide an invoice of services rendered and fees paid to you to submit for reimbursement by your medical insurance once per month. As I am not in-network with any medical insurance companies, reimbursement will result if you have out-of-network mental health coverage once you have fulfilled your out-of-network deductible requirement.


Location(s)

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00AM - 6:30PM
  • Tue 9:00AM - 6:30PM
  • Wed 9:00AM - 6:30PM
  • Thu 9:00AM - 6:30PM
  • Fri 9:00AM - 4:30PM
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 21 years

James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Clinical Psychologist, 2009 - 2024
North Central Bronx Hospital, Clinical Psychologist, 2006 - 2009
Westchester Medical Center, Clinical Psychologist, 2004 - 2006

Teachers College, Columbia University, PhD in Clinical Psychology, 2003


Licensure

New York: 016631


Languages

English