ABOUT DR. MARTYN

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DR. HANNAH MARTYN

Hannah Martyn, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist with the Anxiety and Trauma Clinic. She provides evidence-based treatment to help clients tackle unhelpful behaviors and thought-patterns, cope with uncertainty, and increase overall functioning. Her primary goal is to help clients improve their quality of life and reclaim what matters most to them.  Dr. Martyn sees adolescents (14 and up) and adults, and provides mental health treatment for the following concerns:

 

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder

  • Anxiety and related disorders including:

    • Panic

    • Phobias

  • Trauma-related disorders including PTSD

  • Depression

  • Health concerns including:

    • Chronic pain and migraines

    • Insomnia and other sleep problems

    • Reproductive health (e.g. coping with infertility, loss, postpartum depression and anxiety)

 

Dr. Martyn approaches treatment through a cognitive-behavioral framework with an emphasis on the intersection between mind and body. First and foremost, she collaborates with each client to customize treatment to their unique needs and strengths. She uses gold-standard, evidence-based approaches while allowing space for flexibility and creativity within the treatment process. Treatment is dynamic, and Dr. Martyn aims to help you feel heard, validated, and understood as you work together to bring about change and insight. She is skilled in providing interventions including Exposure and Response Prevention for OCD and anxiety, Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for depression and health-related concerns.

 

Dr. Martyn completed her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Northern Illinois University where she conducted research on obsessive-compulsive and trauma-related disorders. She has published scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals (see Research Gate profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hannah-Martyn-2). During graduate school, she completed practicum training in a wide variety of settings, including a public school district, probation department, and community mental health center. Additionally, she trained at the Center for Anxiety and OCD at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital where she treated adolescents and adults in a partial hospitalization program/intensive outpatient program. Dr. Martyn completed her internship and postdoctoral training at the Atlanta VA Medical Center, where she received advanced training on the treatment of trauma, anxiety, and chronic health conditions in military veterans.

 

Dr. Martyn went on to work as a staff psychologist at the Atlanta VA Medical Center, treating veterans in the Trauma, Stress, and Anxiety track of the General Mental Health Clinic. She later joined the Health Psychology Team where she treated patients with chronic pain conditions and served as the team lead for health psychology programming. She also served as member of the VA core psychology training committee, supervising psychology interns in the provision of evidence-based treatment and teaching seminars. She is a member of the Georgia Psychological Association and is committed to staying informed of the latest science and developments in the field in order to provide the most effective treatment to her clients.