Yazmin Valdez Martinez - MFT Student Therapist

Life sometimes puts these seemingly insurmountable obstacles in our path. These hardships can have the ability to obstruct us from living a fulfilling life. As a student-therapist, I am dedicated to helping you in the process of creating meaningful change in your life that will lead you to growth, health, and happiness.

My Work
My work with clients frequently includes EMDR, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, and Gottman Method. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and families from all walks of life. My clinical interests include working with trauma, anxiety, depression, first responders, relationship issues, and much more. Additionally, I enjoy offering services to the Spanish-speaking community.

LICENSES, EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

Bachelors of Arts in psychology at UNLV in 2016.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) certificate (2018)

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) certificate (2018)

Treating Trauma from Sexual Betrayal certificate (2018) , and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy I (ACT I) certificate (2018)
Recipient of Governor Guinn Millenium Scholarship (2014)


My Approach
My therapeutic approach is centered around creating a safe and supportive environment for you. My approach is empathetic, yet challenging when necessary while always remaining warm and nurturing. Because we are all different, I tailor my approach to fit my clients’ goals and needs.

About Me
Being a Latina and working with many various individuals and families belonging to different minority groups, I have developed a very culturally sensitive approach. I can assist you with acculturation related issues.

Bilingual
Yo hablo español y puedo ayudar con problemas de trauma, depresión, ansiedad, problemas de pareja, problemas de familias, y mucho más. Ayúdame a eliminar el estigma que rodea acudir servicios de salud mental.