"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be."
- Lao Tzu
Dr. Nikki Martinez received her Master's and her Doctorate from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology and completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship/Residency at Depke Juvenile Justice Center, Center for Psychological Services, and then the final three years at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois. Prior to that, she attended the University of St. Francis, where she completed a double major in Psychology and Therapeutic Recreation. Dr. Martinez has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, family, and group treatment. She has been conducting therapy since her Master's Degree, and testing and assessment since the training and attainment of her Doctoral Degree.