L. Martin, Ph.D.
Dr. Grant L. Martin is a licensed
psychologist and marriage and family therapist, in private practice
with over 44 years of experience. Dr. Martin is an expert in the
special needs of children, including the identification and treatment
of Attention Deficit Disorder, learning problems, and related issues.
Having worked with over 9500 children in his career, he has an extensive
background in behavior problems, parent-child relationships, and
family violence issues, including child sexual abuse.
Dr. Martin received his Ph.D. in educational and clinical psychology
from the University of Washington, a M.S. degree in school psychology
from the University of Idaho, and a B.A. degree in psychology from
Grant has written thirteen books, including the The Attention
Deficit Child which is a revision of the best selling book
entitled, The Hyperactive Child, published by Chariot
Victor Publishing. Help! for Teachers: Strategies for
Reaching All Students, is written for Christian
school educators, to help them deal with special needs students,
and is published by Purposeful Design, a division of the Association
of Christian Schools International.
books are available from the publishers, Christian book stores,
or online sources such as Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble. If you
wish, you may contact Dr. Martin by email and he can send you information
on ordering these books directly from his office.
His highly praised book, Help! My Child Isn't Learning,
was published by Focus on the Family and covered educational topics
such as learning disabilities, ADHD, and emotional barriers to learning
such as stress, divorce and abuse.
Martin's most recent book is Help! My Child is Struggling
in School, published by Focus on the Family. This booklet
is a brief overview of reasons students may struggle in school,
along with resources for more in-depth help.
Some of his other books include: Critical Problems in
Children and Youth, Please Don't Hurt Me,
When Good Things Become Addictions,
Counseling for Family Violence and Abuse, and Transformed
His numerous articles have been published in magazines such as Focus
on the Family, Psychology for Living, and Single Parent
Family; as well as professional journals such as Christian
Counseling Today, Marriage and Family: A Christian
Journal, and the Journal
of Psychology and Christianity.
Dr. Martin appears frequently on radio talk shows and TV programs,
including numerous appearances on Focus on the Family with Dr. Jim
Dobson. For a number of years, Grant was featured on the weekly
Counseline radio program on KCIS in Seattle.
Married to Jane for 49 years, they have two sons and two grandchildren.
Grant takes time to pursue his woodworking and
fly fishing hobbies.