Dr. Cohen is a licensed clinical psychologist. He received his Ph.D. in 1975 and has been in private practice since 1977 specializing in trauma. Dr. Cohen is a board certified expert in traumatic stress and a Diplomate, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. In addition, he is a Certified EMDR practitioner.

Dr. Cohen has appeared on the MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour as a result of his work with survivors of the Northridge earthquake of 1994 and was the subject of a feature story in Woman's World magazine covering his work with victims of traumatic stress. He has been a guest on Fox Sports Network's National Sports Report, once as part of a feature story regarding the sudden death of Korey Stringer, a professional football player, its impact on his teammates, and the implications of values held by professional athletes. He also appeared on the show following the September 11 attack on America.

In addition to working extensively with all aspects of traumatic stress, including survivors of childhood physical, sexual and emotional abuse and neglect, he works with people with sexual addiction and dysfunction, depression, anxiety, phobia, panic, relationship and self-esteem issues. He also works with professional and amateur athletes, members of the performing and visual arts community and business executives regarding blocks to peak performance.

Memberships include the American Psychological Association, Divisions of Trauma, Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy, the California Psychological Association, EMDR International Association and American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.


Martin V. Cohen, Ph.D., and Associates
2001 S. Barrington Ave, Suite 307, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: (310) 478-5888

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