Michelle J. Yep-Martin, Psy.D., M.S., M.A., L.P.C.-S.

 

   

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EDUCATION

Saybrook University
San Francisco, CA

June 2014

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology

Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology

Dissertation Chair: Dr. Carol Humphreys

Dissertation Title: Female Sexual Offenders: Current Treatment, Relational Aspects of Offense Styles, and the Effect of Therapeutic Alliance

 

University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, AK

December 2000

Master of Science in Clinical Psychology

Advisor: Dr. Mark Johnson

Thesis Title: Relationship Between Depression and other Psychopathologies and Needle Sharing Among Injecting Drug Users

 

University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

May 1995

Bachelor of Science Liberal Studies

 

Steller Secondary Alternative School                     

Anchorage, AK

May 1991

High School Diploma         

           

 

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE

Licensed Psychologist, State of Alaska, License #PSYS109

Licensed Psychological Counselor, License #504

Type C – Special Services, School Counselor, State of Alaska, Department of Education and

     Early Development, Teacher Certificate (Through 2009)

Certified Adoption Home Study Writer

Approved Provider for the Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders, Level I, Supervisor

 

PROFESSIONAL STUDIES/CONTINUING EDUCATION   

Special Topics in Sexual Offender Training and Assessment

               Assessing Contact with Children

               Assessing Contact with Children II

               Polygraph Testing in Sex Offender Management

               Group Therapy with Sexual Offenders

               Assessment I: Static-99

               Assessment II: Risk Assessment of Dynamic Factors in Sex Offenders using the SONAR 2007

               Sex Offender Treatment Planning

               Treatment of Sex Offenders with Developmental Disabilities

Advanced Sex Offender Training for the Department of Corrections

Introduction to Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment

Introduction to Sex Offender Assessment and Treatment II

Motivational Interviewing Techniques with Sexual Offenders (X2)

Treating Compulsive Sexual Behaviors

Understanding and Managing Resistance and Deception with Sexual Offenders

Supervision: Our Professional and Ethical Responsibility

Ethics & the Law: Complications in Communications with Clinical and Forensic Clients

Alaska Association for Play Therapy, Play Therapy for children and Families with Serious Trauma and

   Attachment Problems

Sex Offender Training for the Department of Corrections

Compassion Fatigue

RELATED COURSES

Communicating Across Cultures

Alaska Alive

Clinical Psychology

Developmental Psychology

Social Psychology

Studies in Alaska Native Cultures

Comparative Psychology

Psychology of Abnormal Behavior

Psychotherapy Skills

Advanced Psychotherapy Skills

Oral Communications

Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Advanced Human Development

Psychotherapy Practicum

Ethics

Psychopathology

Internship

Cultural Issues in Psychology

Research Thesis

Sex Offenders Assessment and Treatment

Advanced Sex Offenders Assessment and Treatment

 

INTERNSHIPS AND CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Intern, Hiland Mountain Correctional Facility, 1999 to 2000

Intern, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2000

Practicum student, HMCC, Anchorage, Alaska 2011 to May 2012

Internship Student, HMCC, Palmer Probation, and Anchorage Probation, Anchorage, Alaska 2012 to June 2014

RESEARCH AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Masters Research, Anchorage Comorbidity Services Evaluations Study 1999-2000

Worked with project conducting an outcome and process evaluation of the reorganization and downsizing effort of the Alaska Psychiatric Institute, scheduled for 2000. Assisted in assessing the impact of the changes on consumers, their families, service providers, and other community members.

 

Teaching Assistant, Human Sexuality, University of Alaska, Anchorage Spring 1999

 

Research Assistant, Dr. Arthur Bohart, Saybrook University Fall 2011

 

Presentation on case study of a male sexual offender, Saybrook University, Fall 2013, Spring 2014

 

Teaching Assistant, Groups, Saybrook University, Spring 2014

 

Student Advisor, Saybrook University, Spring 2015

 

Presentation for UAA and DOC on Sexual Offenders and Substance Abuse with Tiffany Dufour, L.P.A., February 2015

 

Presentation for DOC Probation Academy on Sexual Offending and Treatment, March 2015

 

Presentation for UAA and DOC on Female Sexual Offenders, April 2016

 

ACADEMIC CONFERENCES

Panel Participant

Choosing Dignity: Humanistic Practice with High Risk Client Populations, The 5th Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology is a Call to Community, March 29th – April 1, 2012.

 

Posters

Caron, N., Davis, C., Doheny, K., Dunn, C., Kaggie, A., Martin, M., Merchant, D., Miller, S. Park, H., Waugh, D., & Hoffman, L. (2012, March/April). The experience of being humanistic in practicum and internship training in psychology: Survey results and implications. Accepted for poster presentation at the 5th Annual Society for Humanistic Psychology Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. 

MEDIA & NEWSPAPER

Radio program guest host, “Sexual Offending,” Line One, KSKA, 91.1, Anchorage, Alaska, August 20, 2012

 

INVITED LECTURES

               Yep Martin, M. (2014).  Effects of Homelessness on Children.  Invited guest lecture presented at a graduate level psychology class at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. 

 

               Yep Martin, M. (2013).  Sexual Offending.  Invited guest lecture presented at a graduate level psychology class at the University of Alaska, Anchorage.

 

ORGANIZATION & ADMINISTRATION EXPERIENCE

Organized children’s and adolescent play, therapy and information groups

Worked with male and female sex offenders in group and individual therapy settings

Organized and implemented parenting groups for women living in shelter

Helped victims of domestic violence and homelessness with referrals to community resources

Gathered and analyzed data for end of month reports and statistical analysis for funding agencies

 

PROVISION OF SUPERVISION

Provided supervision for a M.S. graduate seeking licensure, 2011 to 2013

Provided supervision for a M.S. student for practicum, 2012

Provided supervision for a M.S. student for licensure status as well as Approved Provider status, 2015 to 2016

Providing supervision for a M.S. graduate seeking licensure, 2017 to present

Providing supervision for a Psy.D. candidate seeking licensure, 2017 to present

Providing supervision for a Ph.D. candidate seeking licensure as well as Approved Provider status, 2018 to present

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Caron, N., Davis, C., Doheny, K., Dunn, C., Kaggie, A., Martin, M., Merchant, D., Miller, S. Park, H., Waugh, D., & Hoffman, L. (2012, March/April). The experience of being humanistic in practicum and internship training in psychology: Survey results and implications. Accepted for poster presentation at the 5th Annual Society for Humanistic Psychology Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. 

 

Johnson, M.E., Yep, M., Brems, C., Theno, S., and Fisher, D.  2002.  Relationship among gender, needle sharing, and psychopathologies in a sample of injection drug users.  Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.

 

Yep Martin, M. (July 21, 2015). Working with challenging clients in psychotherapy [Web log post].  Retrieved from http://time2track.com/working-with-challenging-clients-in-psychotherapy

 

Yep Martin, M. (October 5, 2015). How to start a private practice on a budget [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://time2track.com/how-to-start-a-private-practice-on-a-budget

 

Yep Martin, M. (January 4, 2016). What I wish I had known upon entering my postgraduate year [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://time2track.com/what-i-wish-i-had-known-upon-entering-my-postgraduate-year

 

DISTINCTIONS

 

Top 40 Under 40, Anchorage, Alaska 2007

The Light of Hope Award, Child in Transition/Homeless Program, Anchorage, Alaska, 2002

Honors Intern, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, D.C., 2000            

Tuition Waiver Recipient, University of Alaska Anchorage, Spring Semester 2000, Spring and Fall Semester 1999

Outstanding Children’s Advocate, The Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, 1999

University of Iowa Scholarship recipient, 1996 and 2000

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Clinical Member

Alaska Counseling Association

American Psychological Association, Member

  • Division 35, Psychology of Women

  • Division 32, Humanistic Psychology

Alaska Psychological Association

Global Institute of Forensic Research

Provide pro-bono services for Unchained At Last

 

VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

American Cancer Society

             Relay for Life, Honorary Chair, 2006

             Relay for Life, 24 hour walk

             Relay for Life, Chair, 2007

             Daffodil Days

             Polar Bear Plunge

             Food and Wine Festival as a cancer survivor

Mrs. Alaska America 2006

Mrs. America Top 10, 2006

Partners in Homeless Education Gala, Chair and Coordinator

Covenant House Candlelight Vigil for Alaska’s homeless children

Anchorage PrideFest

Alaska Pioneer Home 30th Anniversary

Breast Cancer Focus, Inc.

Walk & Roll for Hope

Muscular Dystrophy Association

ChemoAngels

SeniorAngels

Pink Ice Gala for Breast Cancer Awareness, networking and awareness

Alaska Humane Society

Food Drive for the Food Bank in Alaska

Child in Transition/Homeless Program

The EVA Foundation to support victims of domestic violence

Guppies President, National Sisters in Crime Internet Chapter

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Standing Together Against Rape

American Heart Association

 

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