Dr. Patrick Martin has a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and is a licensed mental health therapist in Seattle, WA who specializes in depression, anxiety, trauma, and questions regarding sexuality and gender identity. His practice is open to both adolescents and adults, and he frequently works with members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Clients who visit Dr. Martin are often grappling with the aftereffects of trauma, whether the event(s) is recent or rooted in the past. They may be worried by sudden intrusive thoughts, trouble sleeping, or a gradual loss of interest in activities or goals. Dr. Martin is able to apply both a psychodynamic lens to treatment, helping clients explore and understand how their past experiences are shaping their present relationships, as well as evidence-based technical approaches like Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
In addition to individual clinical sessions, Dr. Martin is able to psychological evaluations and assessments for clients. He looks forward to working with you at his practice, located in the Eastlake neighborhood of Seattle.
Adult and adolescent counseling - Assessing challenges and providing support to adolescents and adults; teaching coping skills and improving self-efficacy
Queer and non-binary therapy - Exploring gender identity, including trans, non-binary, and gender variant identities; support throughout the process of transition
Psychological evaluations - Utilizing a broad range of tests and assessments to identify client strengths, provide diagnosis clarity, and inform treatment goals
Forensic psychology - Understanding and managing triggers and motivations related to criminal activity; evaluation of one’s mental competence, criminal responsibility, competency to stand trial, risk-assessment; testifying as an expert witness
Dr. Martin can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.
Private Practice, 2017 - Present
First Hill Psychological Services, Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2018 - Present
Fairfax Hospital, Psychiatric Assessment Team Evaluator, 2016
University of Washington, Behavioral Researcher, 2009 - 2014
Antioch University Seattle, MA & PsyD, 2018
Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, MACP, 2006