Martha Nunez

Education & Experience

I am a licensed therapist and a register art therapist. I use a combination of EMDR and expressive arts therapy to heal traumatic wounds. Many of the folks I work with are dealing with... relationship and family issues history of trauma or other emotional difficulties such as anxiety, depression, self harm and suicidal ideation, and stress navigating life transitions: grief and loss, career changes, change in family dynamics, life transitions, as well as identity discovery/change child and teen issues: including at school, home and/or in the community (non-compliance, tantrums, communication difficulties, acting out, self harm) LGBTQ-related issues: support around sexual identity, transgender transitions (reassignment surgery, name change process, advocacy), and HIV/AIDS identity and empowerment

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

American Art Therapy Association California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists Northern California Art Therapy Association Board Member of Sacramento Valley Chapter Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Correctional Facility
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • Immigrants
  • Juvenile Correctional Facility
  • LGBTQ+
  • Residential Treatment Facility
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English