Gina Martin

Practicum

Supervised by Dr. Keith Cobern, Ph. D., LMFT, LPC

“My hope is to walk the journey of life with my clients by assisting them toward personal success on their terms, as they work on their goals and build a legacy of happiness.  I look forward to helping my clients find joy in the journey while navigating difficult situations.”

Gina is a practicum student at Dallas Baptist University where she has completed over fifty hours of course instruction.  Gina utilizes the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach to counseling as well as a child-centered approach in Play Therapy.  She looks forward to implementing the skills she has learned with her clients.

Specialties / Interests: Children, adolescents and adults; Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Conduct Disorders, Self-Injury, Panic Disorder, Personality Disorders, Anger, Spiritual Issues, Codependency, Communication, Relationship Issues, Social Anxiety, Boundaries, Self-Esteem, Self-Image, Conflict Resolution, Hopelessness, Sadness, Guilt, Self-Worth Issues, Shame Acceptance, Social Issues, Abuse/Neglect, Family Issues, and Marital Concerns.

Gina has a Bachelor of Science degree in Counseling from Southwestern Assemblies of God University.  She is currently completing her Master’s degree in Professional Counseling at Dallas Baptist University. Prior to her counseling career, Gina worked in the corporate arena for seventeen years and is the proud mother of a 21-year-old daughter.