PRESS COLLABORIATIONS & CONTRIBUTIONS

Dr. Maritnez's clinical contribtuions and insights about the psychology and  psychoanalysis of everyday have been featured on The Zoe Report, PsychCentral, Forbes and Haus of Jung...

 

5 Toxic Behaviors In Relationships That Push People Away

No one’s perfect. Even the kindest, most laid-back individuals have flawed moments. But, at what point do said moments enter “toxic behavior” territory and consistently impact your relationships (both romantic and otherwise)?…

While it’s always important to get a professional opinion, your problems could be rooted in one (or more) toxic patterns. Ahead, three experts reveal the five most common ones that can and will transform into a lifelong issue, if they go unidentified…

 
 PSYCH CENTRAL

PSYCH CENTRAL

The Most Important, Probing Questions to Repeatedly Ask Ourselves

When we sweep our emotions under the rug, they’re invisible to the outside world. But the more emotions we stuff down, the bigger the pile becomes. And eventually it starts seeping out, shaping our relationships with ourselves and with others.

Clinical psychologist Aimee Martinez, Psy.D, uses this analogy with her clients...

 
 HAUS OF JUNG

HAUS OF JUNG

Art and CoucH-Your experience is the one that matters

"Some years ago, I came to a cross-road in my life. It had been nearly ten years since I had graduated with my B.S. in Journalism, and by that time, I’ve worked in diverse fields, gained experience in marketing, dance and physical fitness, administrative labor, and more. I felt it was time to dive into something, but wasn’t sure what that something was..."

 
 FORBES

FORBES

Ways To Deal With Passive-Aggressive Roommates

Let's be completely honest with each other — that's the big lie we tell at the beginning of every roomie relationship, including the one I had with Debbie (not her real name)...

.."One of the reasons people act in passive-aggressive ways is due to irrational beliefs about the direct expression of anger," says Los Angeles–based psychotherapist Aimee Martinez.