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Kathryn Lee Martin

Kathryn Lee Martin, American chemical dependency counselor, educator. Certified chemical dependency counselor.


  • Martin, Kathryn Lee was born on July 1, 1935 in Bellevue, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Stanley Alfred and Mary Lee (Starr) Orr.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Southern Illinois University, 1973. Master of Arts, Pacific Lutheran University, 1974.


    • Counselor, senior counselor Puget Sound Hospital Tx. Center, Tacoma, 1975-1978. Counselor, treatment director Naval Hospital Alcohol Rehabilitation Service, Bremerton, Washington, 1978-1987.

      Private practice Olympic Mental Health Associates, 1986-1991. Founder, executive director Advantages Counseling Services, since 1991. Instructor Fort Steilacoom Community College, Tacoma, 1981-1984, Olympic College, Bremerton, 1985.

      Consultant, North, Central, South Kitsap School District, Bremerton, since 1984. Member Washington State Counselor Certified Board, 1982-1987, 13th Naval District Admiral's Drug and Alcohol Advisory Board, Seattle, 1982-1986, Washington State Bureau Alcohol and Substance Abuse Educational Approval Committee, Seattle, 1985-1987, Kitsap Mental Health Multidisciplinary Advisory Team, Bremerton, since 1987. Also others.

    Major achievements

    • Certified chemical dependency counselor.


    Appointee chair, County Commissioner Substance Abuse Advisory Board, Bremerton, since 1990. Member board directors Awareness Express (adolescent treatment program), Port Orchard, Washington, 1982-1983, Kitsap County Council on Alcoholism, Bremerton, 1982-1983. Task force member Washington State Chemical Dependency Training Coalition on Treatment Outcomes.

    With United States Air Force, 1956-1958. Member Chemical Dependency Professionals Washington State (chairman ethics committee 1986-1993, president since 1993), Washington State Council on Alcoholism, National Association Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, County Association Substance Abuse Providers, Washington State Association Indiana Outpatient Programs (ethids committee 1991-1994).



    Reading, hiking, sailing, music, handiwork.


    • Married John Ian Martin, June 20, 1957 (divorced October 1982). Children: Kristie Lee Peters, Mark Edward, Valerie Lynn Larson, Jennifer Ellice.
    • father: Stanley Alfred Orr
    • mother: Mary Lee (Starr) Orr
    • spouse: John Ian Martin
    • children: Kristie Lee Peters Martin
    • Mark Edward Martin
    • Valerie Lynn Larson Martin
    • Jennifer Ellice Martin
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