Martha Teater, MA, LMFT, LCAS, LPC, is a Diplomate with the Academy for Cognitive Therapy and is a practicing cognitive-behavioral therapist.She has maintained a private practice for over 25 years.She has worked in primary care settings, free clinics, and medication-assisted treatment programs.Martha is a Red Cross disaster mental health manager and has been on many national disaster deployments where she provides support to traumatized people.She is also involved with the Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces to develop programs to support military and veteran families.
She has provided trainings in the United States and internationally on topics such as evidence-based treatments for trauma, DSM-5®, compassion fatigue, and behavioral treatment of chronic pain.A prolific writer, Martha has published over 175 articles in newspapers and magazines, including Psychotherapy Networker and Family Therapy Magazine.Martha is the co-author (with John Ludgate) of Overcoming Compassion Fatigue: A Practical Resilience Workbook (PESI, 2014) and (with Donald Teater) Treating Chronic Pain: Pill-Free Approaches to Move People From Hurt To Hope (PESI, 2017).
Financial: Martha Teater maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Martha Teater is a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.