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Martha B. Straus, Ph.D.

Martha B. Straus, Ph.D.

Martha B. Straus, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Antioch University New England Graduate School in Keene, New Hampshire, and adjunct instructor in psychiatry at Dartmouth Medical School. She maintains a private practice in Brattleboro, Vermont, and consults in the U.S. and Canada to schools, hospitals, community mental health centers, and social service agencies on child, adolescent, and family development, attachment, trauma, and therapy. Straus graduated with honors from Brown University and received her doctorate in clinical and community psychology from the University of Maryland. She completed her internship at the Yale Child Study Center where she was a Ziegler Fellow in Child Development and Social Policy. Straus’ postdoctoral years were spent in the department of psychiatry at Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

She’s the author of numerous articles and four books including most recently, Adolescent Girls in Crisis: Intervention and Hope, and the highly acclaimed No-Talk Therapy for Children and Adolescents.



“Martha was an excellent and knowledgeable speaker. I found all of what she covered to be very pertinent to my work.”
-Dr. Kimberley DaSilva, R. Psych (North Shore Stress & Anxiety Clinic) | Burnaby, BC | May 8 & 9, 2014

“Martha’s compassion, enthusiasm and genuine approach created a wonderful energy.”
-Tami McClellan (Educator – SD 75) | Burnaby, BC | May 8 & 9, 2014

“Thank you so much for showing up as your real self. Your stories and sense of humour made this training one of the best I have attended.”
-Heather Wegren (Prairie Spirit School Division) | Burnaby, BC | May 8 & 9, 2014

“Use of storytelling was very much appreciated! As was the humour! This was fantastic.”
-Emily Little (Calgary Family Services) | Burnaby, BC | May 8 & 9, 2014

“Workshop was well-organized and presenter was engaging and provided useful, practical current best practices.”
-Ruth Hahn (Youth Worker) | Burnaby, BC | May 8 & 9, 2014



More information: www.marthastraus.com