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Janice Anita Elrod Martin

Janice Anita Elrod Martin, American individual and family therapist. Licensed professional counselor, Alabama, counselor supervisor; national certified counselor, Reiki practitioner. Member vocational advisory council Gadsden Board Education, l985-87; member grant proposal team Dislocated Workers Project, Gadsden, l984-87. Member American Association Counseling and Development, Chi Sigma Iota.

Background

  • Martin, Janice Anita Elrod was born on November 12, 1952 in Gadsden, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Harvey D. and Rachel Myrline (Dobbs) Elrod.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Sociology, Samford University, 1973. Master of Arts in Special Education, University Alabama, 1978. Doctor of Education, University Ala, 1990.

    Career

    • Social worker Etowah County Department Pensions and Security, Gadsden, 1973-1977. Social worker, teacher special education department Etowah County Board Education, 1977. Social worker John Croyle's Big Oak Ranch for Boys, 1979-1981.

      Employment interviewer department industrial relations Alabama State Employment Service, 1981-1983, job shop supervisor, counselor department industrial relations, 1983-1987. Mental health therapist Cherokee-Etowah-DeKalb Mental Health Center, 1985-1986. Coordinator counseling and development Mid-South Industries, 1986-1988.

      Director Charter Counseling Center, Albertville, Alabama, 1988-1991. Private practitioner Counseling and Wellness Center, 1991-1994. Psychotherapist St. Vincent's Hospital, Birmingham, 1994-1998.

      Private practice, since 1998. Member faculty Clayton College National Health, since 1997. Counselor University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1982-1985.

      Consultant, counselor Mid-South Industries, Gadsden, 1986-1988.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed professional counselor, Alabama, counselor supervisor. National certified counselor, Reiki practitioner.

    Works

    • Author job shop and stress management workbooks.

    Politics

    There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

    Religion

    The Gospel of Christ is the message that can lead one to salvation. It shows the essential steps that one must take to secure the goal that God wishes all to attain.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Just as a human body contains different limbs and organs that depend on each other, so members of a Christian society should be close and caring enough to feel each other's pain and delight.

    Membership

    Member vocational advisory council Gadsden Board Education, l985-87. Member grant proposal team Dislocated Workers Project, Gadsden, l984-87. Member American Association Counseling and Development, Chi Sigma Iota.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, aerobic exercise.

    Connections

    • Married Stephen Edward Martin (divorced 1999). Children: Shawn David McCulley, Aaron Ryan McCulley, Stephanie Allison, Adam Wilson.
    • father: Harvey D. Elrod
    • mother: Rachel Myrline (Dobbs) Elrod
    • spouse: Stephen Edward Martin
    • children: Shawn David McCulley Martin
    • Aaron Ryan McCulley Martin
    • Stephanie Allison Martin
    • Adam Wilson Martin
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    Born November 12, 1952
    (age 65)
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