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Dr. J.  Davis Martin grew up in New York as a foster child. After serving in the U.S. Army as a Photojournalist and Editor, where she was nominated for most improved publication military wide, she moved to Florida to attend college. She graduated Summa Cum Laude and first in her class from St. Leo College. She received her Masters and Ph.D. from Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS. She was a guest speaker at the faculty convocation in 1984 for her work in Neuropsychology, a field still in its infancy at that time. In the same year, her work in Career Counseling Development and Gifted Adolescents at Mississippi State University's Summer Scholars camp was so well received, that the program she developed is still in use today.


Dr. Martin has the following expertise:

  • 21 years experience in identifying
    • best practices,
    • change management,
    • business management techniques,
    • organizational development,
    • activity and data modeling,
    • information system development methods and practices.
  • 23 years experience in providing
    • group facilitation,
    • interviewing,
    • training,
    • additional forms of knowledge transfer in the formal classroom, workshops, and seminars.
  • 25 years experience in conducting
    • forensic evaluations,
    • assessments,
    • individual therapy,
    • child and family therapy.
  • 24 years experience conducting statistical analyses and research projects in the public and private sectors.
  • 26 years experience as a professional writer and editor.

Throughout the Southeast, Dr. Martin has conducted workshops on a wide range of topics and has done interviews and Public Service Announcements (PSAs) on television, radio, and in print. As a writer, Dr. Martin's fictional short stories and historical perspectives have been read around the world. She also serves as a freelance editor for Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc. and as an author for Exam Master, Inc.

Dr. Martin has been a volunteer in her community in a variety of settings since she was 16 years old . In 1985, she was named an Outstanding Young American. In 1988, she was honored with the Outstanding Community Service Award in Pensacola, Florida. In 2002, she received the Child Advocacy Award.



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