Dr. Justin Martino-Harms

Justin Martino-Harms
Psychologist, PsyD

Not accepting new clients (updated May 1, 2017)

Practice: Young Adult Behavioral Health Program

NOTE: Only accepts college students who are 18 - 26 years old and graduate students over this age range.

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    About Dr. Martino-Harms

  • Dedicated to offering affordable and accessible care to young adults
  • Accepts almost all insurances
  • Expertise in life transitions and adjusting to college, anxiety, depression, sexual orientation, transgender identities, and multicultural issues
  • His team at the Young Adult Behavioral Program offers individual therapy; group therapy; medication management; and a daily intensive care program

PROFESSIONAL STATEMENT

Dr. Justin Martino-Harms specializes in anxiety, depression, family issues, LGBTQ+ topics, gender orientation, life transitions, substance abuse, and transgender identities. His therapeutic approach incorporates aspects of acceptance commitment therapy, interpersonal therapy, and multicultural therapy. He is part of the Young Adult Behavioral Health Program at Rhode Island Hospital.

Dr. Martino-Harms received his degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2013, and has since worked at several universities and hospitals in the community.

MESSAGE TO CLIENTS

"One of the core things that’s important to me is the relationship between the person sitting in front of me and myself. What I really seek to do is understand what’s important to an individual, whether that’s doing well in school, or relationships with friends, family, and significant others, and help the person to identify what’s getting in the way and how they can be more engaged and live a vital and meaningful life. And so, whether that’s depression, anxiety, past incidents, we can talk and learn how to relate to those memories, thoughts, and emotions differently. And that way the person can be more engaged in their life, more engaged and less stuck."

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EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Rhode Island Hospital, Young Adult Behavioral Health Program, 2016 - Present
Rhode Island College, Psychologist, 2015 - 2016
University of Rhode Island, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014 - 2015
Mercy Medical Center Dubuque, EAP Counselor, 2013 - 2014
University of Michigan, Doctoral Intern, 2012 - 2013
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Graduate Assistant, 2008 - 2012
YOU INC., Education Specialist, 2007 - 2009

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, 2008 – 2013

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SPECIALTIES

Anxiety, depression – Feeling down, overall mood disturbance, difficulty being motivated, bipolar disorder; generalized anxiety, social anxiety, phobias; staying engaged in life in a meaningful way for peple who have biologically-based depression or anxiety
Family issues – Making sense of family disruptions, financial/economic instability/changes, difficulty achieving independence from parents; coming out
Intersecting identities
LGBTQ topics, sexual orientation – Dealing with microaggressions, experiences of not being accepted; coming out, relating to others, identifying and communicating needs, relationships, and family issues; non-binary identification; sexuality and power; issues around oppression
Life transitions, Existential challenges / crises – Finding a stronger sense of self and personal meaning; developing self-compassion; adjusting to college or work
Substance abuse – Including tobacco, marijuana, and alcohol
Transgender identities – Non-binary identification; defining one's gender; coming out, advocacy, body adjustment issues, getting needs met in the school community, safety, relationships, health care, family issues

CLIENTELE

Young Adults
College Students

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LANGUAGES

English