Rebecca Roberts Martin


PhD, Kent State University; MA, Walsh University; BA, Malone College

Research Interests

Cognitive behavioral therapy for persistent psychosis, evidence-based treatment for hoarding, employee satisfaction related to best practice implementation


Dr. Roberts Martin has an extensive work history in counselor education as well as in clinical counseling and supervision dating back to 1993. Most recently, she worked as a program manager at a community mental health agency. She is currently a senior clinical quality analyst for UnitedHealth/Optum for Medicaid and the MyCare Ohio project in Northeast Ohio. Dr. Roberts Martin has given peer-reviewed presentations on cognitive behavioral therapy for persistent psychosis (CBT-p) in coordination with the Northeast Ohio Medical University, and evidence-based treatment for hoarding in coordination with the Hoarding Connection of Cuyahoga County. She has also contributed several chapters in career counseling texts. Her public service history includes serving on the school board for Summit Academy schools in Canton, Ohio, and as a team captain at the Summit County NAMIWalks. Dr. Roberts Martin is a contributing faculty member at Walden University in the School of Counseling. Her specializations include psychological testing and assessment, cultural diversity, PTSD, veteran’s issues, forensics, supervision, career counseling, and hoarding. She earned certification in cognitive therapy from the Cleveland Cognitive Therapy Institute and has training in CBT-p.