Dr. Raquel Martin, PhD

Professor, Psychologist, & Scientist

IG: RaquelMartinPhD

Dr. Raquel Martin is an Assistant Professor, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Scientist, and Content Creator. Dr. Martin specializes in discussing the intricacies of the Black experience, trauma based interventions, coordinating community resources, and coalition building.  As an Assistant Professor at the Historically Black University, Tennessee State University, Dr. Martin educates students about psychological sciences with an emphasis on decolonization, activism, and the implications of oppression on mental health.  Dr. Martin’s role as a professor grants her the ability to mentor, educate, and advocate for the next generation of clinicians.  Dr. Martin’s research interests include racism related stress, racial identity development, and curriculum development.

Dr. Martin also owns Martin Psychological Services, Professional LLC.  As a Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Martin practices therapy, provides consultation services, and conducts workshops regarding multiple topics including anti-oppressive care, racial identity development & parenting, and racism related stress. As a practicing psychologist, Dr. Martin collaborates with patients to help them identify and resolve emotions, beliefs, and thoughts that are impacting their mental health. 

 Dr. Martin also prides herself on her ability to educate the general public on a wealth of topics from cognitive dissonance and anti oppressive care to the best way to rock a headwrap and statement earrings.  Dr. Martin’s content can be found at the intersection of culture and wellbeing.  She creates informative skits and content on Tiktok, Instagram, and Facebook where she has over 400,000 followers tuned in to learn and laugh.  Dr. Martin has been featured in Forbes, Essence, Buzzfeed, Insider, .  Dr. Martin has also written multiple articles for Therapy for Black Girls, a platform that is dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls.

TOPICS: Mental Health, Racism Related Stress, Health Disparities & Inequities, and Women & Girls of Color