“If I can help one person’s life improve and get positive results, that is all the reward I need.”
Martha Bridge has over 35 years of experience in the social service field. She is a licensed professional counselor – supervisor and a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist. During the first 20 years of her career, Ms. Bridge was responsible for the start-up of 3 residential treatment centers for abused and neglected children in the state conservatorship. She eventually ran and/or supervised these centers. In addition, she worked in the adoption field as Vice President of Domestic Adoptions for The Gladney Center.
These last 15 years, she has worked primarily in the substance abuse field where she helped start up a Faith-based women’s rehabilitation treatment center. She was the first Program Director until she decided to open her own private practice in 2011. She is constantly growing in the knowledge of the latest advances in her trauma and addiction specialties.
In her spare time, Ms. Bridge enjoys gardening, running, spending time with her two sons and her Pomeranian, Dino. She is intensively trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy and has found it to be a useful tool in helping clients deal with varying levels of trauma, relationship issues, anxiety and depression.
Masters of Arts in Mental Health Counseling - St. Mary’s University
Bachelors of Arts Psychology - St. Mary’s University
EMDR Trained Specialist
Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist
Specialist- trauma and addiction