|City, State:||West Leederville, WA 6007|
|Occupation:||Social Worker, Family Therapist, Mind-Body Teacher (Yoga, Feldenkrais, Alexander Technique, Tai Chi etc.)|
|Professional Qualification abrvd:||Mental Health Social Worker|
|IFS Training Level:||Level 2|
Martine is a Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist with extensive experience in working with complex trauma and PTSD, having worked across both the public mental health system and in private practice. Martine’s work integrates body, mind, brain, and social connectedness to understand and treat trauma.
Martine is a highly trained clinician with a background in Clinical Social Work and has broad experience providing trauma-informed therapy to a range of trauma survivors and their families, as well as expert consultation to agencies seeking to enhance their trauma-focused service delivery. Martine has specialised training in a range of therapeutic modalities and specialised trauma approaches, including EMDR, Internal Family Systems, psychodynamic therapy, interpersonal therapy, attachment theory and mother/infant attachment, child and adolescent psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, family and couples therapy.
Martine also uses elements of mindfulness, meditation where appropriate and works in a way that recognises that trauma resides in the body and therefore therapy can focus on supporting clients to build connections between the mind and the body.
Martine has extensive experience in working with sexual trauma, domestic violence, chronic neglect in childhood, traumatic grief and loss issues, mood disorders, eating disorders and somatic issues.
Martine has over 14 years of experience, working with individuals from infancy through to adulthood, in the context of individual, family and couples therapy and is a qualified couples and family therapist.
Martine has trained extensively at The Boston Trauma Centre and is an accredited facilitator of Trauma Centre Trauma Sensitive Yoga, which is an adjunctive trauma treatment which brings the body into trauma therapy.
Martine is registered to provide Non Directive Pregnancy counselling and has a Medicare Provider number therefore Medicare rebates can be claimed if a referral is presented from a GP under a Mental Health Care Plan. Martine has also recently completed Level 2 IFS Eating Disorders and Addictions.