(MEET THE HOSTS)
Raquel Martin, M.S. is from Philly and currently resides in the DMV area. She is a Ph.D. candidate in Medical & Clinical Psychology and a Pre-doctoral intern at Johns Hopkins, Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD. Raquel received her B.A. in Psychology from Fisk University and is a proud Fiskite. She also earned a M.S. in Psychology from Lipscomb University, and a M.S. in Medical & Clinical Psychology from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Mrs. Martin has worked primarily in community mental health with children, adolescents, and families. She has provided services at juvenile detention centers, residential facilities, hospitals, and schools. Additionally, she has worked in private practice administering psychological assessments for diagnostic clarification. Her research and clinical interests include child/adolescent mental health, psychodiagnostic assessment, implicit bias, trauma, and minority health disparities.
Justin S. Hopkins, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist from Queens, New York. He obtained his doctorate in clinical psychology from Regent University and attended Hampton University as an undergraduate. Throughout his career he has worked at veterans affairs hospitals, college counseling centers, and a number of community mental health clinics. He currently resides in Washington, D.C. where he works for Georgetown University Law Center and operates a private practice. He specializes in individual, couples and group psychotherapy for adolescents and adults. Dr. Hopkins is a psychodynamic clinician, which means he believes the unconscious mind plays a powerful role in human development and everyday life. He further believes we can grow healthier and live more fulfilling lives by discovering unknown aspects of ourselves in therapy. Dr. Hopkins is passionate about social justice and equality. He further believes that psychodynamic therapy can play a vital role in assisting marginalized persons who seek liberation from societal ills.