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Martina R. P. Ricards, MSW, LMSW

Service Development Director

Degree:  Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work

Mental Health License:   Licensed Masters Level Social Worker

University:   University of Michigan

Age Groups Served:   Adolescents through Older Adults

Therapy Types:  Individual, Family, and Group Therapy

Treatment Types:

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Behavioral Activation Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicide

  • Health at Every Size

  • Intuitive Eating

  • Mindfulness Based Treatment

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Relapse Prevention for Addictive Behaviors

  • Schema Focused Therapy

  • Trauma Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher

Professional Information:

Prior to her work with Partners in Change, Martina served as a trauma intensive caseworker for the State of Oregon Child Welfare. Additionally, Martina provided therapeutic interventions within inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as correctional facilities.  Martina has a special interest working with those experiencing the effects of disordered eating, identity challenges, substance use, trauma, anxiety, and depression. As a clinical social worker, Martina provides an empowerment-based perspective, believing we flourish when we acknowledge our inner power and depth of possibility. Martina combines clinical knowledge with the ancient practice of yoga, creating a holistic healing process through improving one’s connectedness to their internal experience.

Personal Information:

Outside of work, Martina enjoys motorcycling, traveling, camping, and refining her yoga practice.


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