Martina G., ACMHC

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Martina G

Martina has been working for over 5 years in the mental health field coordinating with treatment centers and insurance carriers to secure coverage of mental health and substance abuse treatment.  She is dedicated to advocating for clients to receive insurance coverage for much needed care.  She is excited to be a part of the Pinnacle Recovery team, both as an intake coordinator working directly with clients during the admissions process, in addition to coordinating with insurance carriers to obtain coverage for treatment.  In addition to her experience working as an advocate with insurance carriers, she also has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.  She is licensed as an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor currently working towards full licensure in the state of Utah.

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  • DBT Skills: TIPP

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  • Does My Addiction Stem From Control?

    For those struggling with an addiction, there is probably a sense of control, or a lack thereof. Before the addiction has fully formed, someone may lean on a substance to feel a sense of control in their daily life. For example, someone with social anxiety may feel a lack of control in social settings; so, … Continued

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