Martha B. Straus, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Antioch University New England Graduate School in Keene, New Hampshire, and adjunct instructor in psychiatry at Dartmouth Medical School. She maintains a private practice in Brattleboro, Vermont, and consults in the U.S. and Canada to schools, hospitals, community mental health centers, and social service agencies on child, adolescent, and family development, attachment, trauma, and therapy. Straus graduated with honors from Brown University and received her doctorate in clinical and community psychology from the University of Maryland. She completed her internship at the Yale Child Study Center where she was a Ziegler Fellow in Child Development and Social Policy. Straus’ postdoctoral years were spent in the department of psychiatry at Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
She’s the author of numerous articles and four books including most recently, Adolescent Girls in Crisis: Intervention and Hope, and the highly acclaimed No-Talk Therapy for Children and Adolescents. She lives in southern Vermont.
Bungee Families, in Psychotherapy Networker
Vermont Public Radio’s program “Vermont Edition “, Martha discusses the problems facing adolescent girls in her new book: Adolescent Girls in Crisis.