Martia Hayes, LPC


Martia is a Licensed Professional Counselor with experience in community mental health, local juvenile and adult detention centers, and forensic rehabilitation inpatient settings. Martia graduated with her Master’s in Community Agency Counseling in 2008. She has experience providing services to both adults and children in treating depression, anxiety, trauma, crisis, relationship issues, mood instability, and spiritual (Christian) concerns of life struggles. Martia is skilled at integrating different therapeutic modalities to fit each individual unique needs; however, she favors mostly positive psychology, person-centered therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, cognitive processing therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, motivational interviewing, solution-focused, and faith-based counseling interventions to help foster hope and resiliency towards healthy living and social and emotional wellbeing. Martia strives to create a comfortable and optimistic environment where therapy is collaborative, supportive, non-judgmental, safe, and accessible. In her spare time, Martia enjoys spending time with her family and is actively involved in her church leading prison ministry and singing on the worship team.