Dr. Rebecca Martinez is a tenured faculty member at Indiana University in the Counseling Psychology Program. She joined Spencer Psychology part-time in the fall of 2018. Dr. Martinez has worked with children, adolescents and adults in various capacities as a bilingual elementary school teacher, psychologist, consultant, public speaker, clinical supervisor, coach, and expert witness for court. Dr. Martinez’s research background is multifaceted, focusing broadly on cognitive behavioral treatments with anxiety, remediation of academic failure in schools, culturally responsive practices, first generation students and faculty of color, and professional issues in school psychology and counseling psychology trainees.
Dr. Martinez uses primarily Cognitive-Behavioral treatments in her general counseling practice, and has a specialty in working with college and graduate students, and faculty experiencing stressors in academia.