About Dr. Kimberly M. Martin

KIMBERLY M. MARTIN, PsyD, HSPP

Dr. Kimberly has her doctorate degree from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, Illinois, her master’s degree in Community Psychology from Martin University, and her undergraduate degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Indiana University at IUPUI.

Dr. Kimberly is an Adlerian psychologist, an Individual, and holistic therapy which emphasizes the individual, community, and the interplay between mind and body. She has additional certifications in Mind-body medicine, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Brainspotting, and yoga. Her goal as a holistic provider is to bring awareness to the mind through psychological care and mind-body medicine. She has over 20 years of experience in the social service industry working with several populations and clinical settings. She enjoys helping clients discover their true potential and tailors her approaches to the client and their presenting concerns. As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Kimberly helps individuals understand the root cause behind the manifestation of mental health symptoms and determines the most effective and accessible ways to reduce these symptoms for individuals regardless of economics, gender, social or cultural status.

In addition to her private practice, Dr. Kimberly is currently the Vice-Chair of the psychology section at Community Hospital. She facilitates conversations throughout the city related to mental wellness, intersectionality, diversity, and inclusion. Dr. Kimberly can also be heard on her podcast: Dr. Kimberly: Tea and Therapy.

Credentials

  • State of Indiana Licensed Clinical Psychologist, 2011
  • Common Wealth of Virginia Licensed Clinical Psychologist, 2020
  • Health Service Provider in Psychology, 2011
  • National Health Register Psychologist, 2020
  • Registered Yoga Teacher 2004

Training

  • Psy.D Clinical Psychology Adler School of Professional Psychology 2010
  • M.S. Community Psychology Martin University 2001
  • B.G.S. Indiana University 1996
  • Certification Center for Mind Body Medicine 2011
  • Brainspotting Level I 2020
  • Brainspotting Level II 2020
  • Level I Phoenix Rising yoga therapy 2007
  • Registered Yoga Teacher Cityoga 2004

Memberships

  • Adlerian Society UK Institute for Individual Psychology
  • American Psychological Association
    • Div. 9: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)
    • Div 35: Society for the Psychology of Women
      • Div 35-Section on Psychology of Black Women
      • Div 35-Section for Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns
    • Div 39: Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology
    • Div 42: Psychologists in Independent Practice
    • Div 44: Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender
      • Div 44: Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender
  • National Honor Society of Psychology: Psi Chi
  • National Register of Health Service Psychologists
  • The North American Society of Adlerian Psychology

Affiliations

  • Community Hospital North: 2011
  • Community Hospital East: 2011
  • Indiana Heart Hospital: 2011

Professional Experience

Dr. Kimberly has extensive professional experience in the Indianapolis Area. Her clinical skills have been utilized in private practice, group practice, community mental health organizations, residential treatment centers, and correctional facilities. She has also taught psychology and counseling classes at the undergraduate and graduate level. Dr. Kimberly has also been a guest speaker and invited panelist at health fairs, conferences, and specialized trainings. Dr. Kimberly has held positions at Midtown Mental Health, St. Vincent New Hope, Indianapolis Treatment Center, IUPUI Counseling and Psychological Services, Martin University, New Castle Correctional Facility, and Christian Theological Seminary.

Interest

  • Adlerian Psychology
  • Personality disorders
  • Comprehensive alternative medicine
  • Mindfulness and meditation
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Buddhist psychology
  • Life transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Community Psychology
  • Trauma
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual concerns
  • Social Justice
“I would rather know the person who has the disease than know the disease the person has.” – Hippocrates