About Dr. Colby Martin
Dr Martin holds a B.A. from Illinois Wesleyan University, a M.Div. from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University. He is an ordained minister of the United Methodist Church and served in parish ministry for four years in rural Wisconsin.
For the last thirty-five years Dr Martin has provided counseling and psychotherapy for adults, couples and older adolescents. He spent the first ten years of his career in psychology working at a Catholic counseling center, providing services for Catholic religious and diverse lay people. For the last twenty-five years he has been in independent practice in Naperville. His work has included providing clinical supervision for graduate students and post-doctoral residents at Forest Hospital in DesPlaines and presentations of professional papers at national conferences.
He is co-author of Psychotherapy after Kohut: A Textbook of Self Psychology and several articles. He has been an adjunct faculty member at The Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Schaumberg, a part of Argosy University.
Dr Martin and his wife have three children and eight grandchildren.