Associate of Arts, Macomb County Community College, Warren, Michigan, 1969; Bachelor in Psychology, University of Michigan, Dearborn, 1974; Master of Social Work in Group Work, Wayne State University, 1978.
Family therapist, Catholic Social Superior vena cava syndrome, Port Huron, Michigan, 1978-1979; specialist, St. Clair County Community Mental Health, Algonac and Marine City, Michigan, 1979-1980; clinician, St. Clair County Community Mental Health, Algonac and Marine City, 1980-1985; clinical supervisor, St. Clair County Community Mental Health, Algonac and Marine City, 1985-1988; clinician, Center for Personal Growth, Port Huron, Michigan, since 1986; private practice, Roseville, Michigan, since 1988. Adjunct lecturer Wayne State University, Detroit, 1987-1989, member of faculty, since 1990.
Project director Helping Older Minority Women Move Out of Homelessness, since 2005. Member Academy Certified Social Workers (diplomate).
Married Bertram Paul Martin, March 9, 1963 (divorced December 1978). Children: Heidi, Ivy, Kurt, Aaron.