Jessica L. Martin

Jessica L. Martin

Associate Professor, Division Director, Counseling Psychology
Educational & Counseling Psychology
School of Education


Catskill 219

PhD, University at Albany, SUNY 

Dr. Jessica Martin

Dr. Martin joined the Counseling Psychology faculty in 2011. She is currently the director of and the co-director of doctoral training in the Division of Counseling Psychology and  interim director of the Division of School Psychology. Her research focuses on individual, social, contextual, and cultural risk and protective factors associated with alcohol and drug use and other health-related behaviors among college students as well as prevention and intervention efforts to reduce heavy and problematic college student drinking. She has published on these topics in journals such as the Journal of Counseling Psychology, The Counseling Psychologist, Addictive Behaviors, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, Addiction Research and Theory, and Emerging Adulthood, among others. Dr. Martin is a NYS licensed psychologist and an OASAS certified Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) trainer. She regularly provides training in the evidence-based practice of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment for substance use to physical and mental health providers. Dr. Martin is a member of the American Psychological Association, Divisions 50 and 17 of the APA, the Research Society on Alcoholism, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and state and local psychological associations. She is on the editorial boards for Addiction Research and Theory and Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Teaching:  Substance use and addictive behaviors, assessment, group counseling, ethics and professional issues, internship in mental health counseling, and advanced practicum in counseling psychology.

Research:  Substance use and health- related behaviors among emerging adults and college students; training mental health professionals in substance use/addictive behaviors and screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT)

Research team webpage

Most Recent Publications (*indicates student co-author):

Cimini, M. D., & Martin, J. L. (in press). Screening, brief intervention, and referral to Treatment: A practitioner’s guide. An edited book to be published by APA Books.  

Martin, J. L., & Cimini, M. D. (in press). Integrating SBIRT training into graduate programs for mental health service providers. In M. D. Cimini & J. L. Martin (Eds.) Screening, brief intervention, and referral to Treatment: A practitioner’s guide.

Martin, J. L., & *Pazienza, R. (2018). Non-medical use of prescription drugs by college students: Trends, prevention and future directions. In M. D. Cimini and E. Rivero, (Eds.), Promoting behavioral health and reducing risk among college students: A comprehensive approach. Abington: Routledge.  

Martin, J. L., Cimini, M. D., Longo, L., M., Sawyer, J. S., & Ertl, M. M. (in press). Equipping mental health professionals to meet the needs of substance-using clients: Evaluation of an SBIRT training program. Training and Education in Professional Psychology.

McAndrew, L. M., Slotkin, S., Kimber, J., Maestro, K., Phillips, L. A.,  Martin, J. L., Eukland, A. (in press). Cultural incongruity predicts adjustment to college for student veterans. Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Burrow-Sanchez, J., Martin, J. L., Taylor, J. M. (in press). The need for training psychologists in substance use disorders. Training and Education in Professional Psychology.

Martin, J. L., Zamboanga, B. L., Haase, R. F., & *Buckner, L. (in press). Measurement invariance of the Protective Behavioral Strategies Scale across racial groups. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development.

McAndrew, L.M., Martin, J. L., Friedlander, M., Shaffer, K., Slotkin, S., & Leventhal, H. (in press). The common-sense of counseling psychology. Counselling Psychology Quarterly.

Dillon, F. R., *Eklund, A., *Ebersole, R., *Ertl, M. E., Martin, J. L., *Verile, M. G Fisher, N. (2019). Heterosexual self-presentation and other individual- and community-based correlates of HIV testing among Latino MSM. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 20, 238-251.

Martin, J. L. & Zamboanga, B. L. (2018). Putting multisite college alcohol research into context: A call to assess the drinking culture on college campuses. Addictive Behaviors, 77, 291-292.

George, A. M., Zamboanga, B. L., Martin, J. L., & Olthuis, J. V. (2018). Examining the factor structure of the Motives for Playing Drinking Games measure in a sample of Australian university students. Drug and Alcohol Review, 37, 782-788.

*Longo, L. M., Martin, J. L., Zamboanga, B. L., Milroy, J. J., & Wyric, D. L. (2018). Ethnic, gender and seasonal differences in heavy drinking and protective behavioral strategies among student-athletes. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, doi: /10.1080/15332640.2018.1520172

*Ertl, M., *Longo, L., *Groth, G., *Berghuis, K., *Prout, J., *Hetz. M., & Martin, J. L. (2018). Running on empty: High self-esteem as a risk factor for exercise addiction. Addiction, Research and Theory, 26, 205-211.

*Ertl, M.E., Dillon, F.R., Martin, J. L., Babino, R., De La Rosa, M. (2018).  Alcohol use exacerbates acculturative stress among recently immigrated, young adult Latinas. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 20, 594-602.

Audley, S., Grenier, K., Martin, J. L., & Ramos, G. (2018). Why me? A qualitative study of drinking gamers’ reasons for targeting other players to drink. Emerging Adulthood, 6, 79-90.

*Paul, E. C., *Pazienza, R., *Maestro, K. J., *Flye, A., *Mueller, P., & Martin, J. L. (2018). I couldn’t do anything, I couldn’t tell anybody: The impact of problematic eating behavior on college friends. Journal of College Counseling, 21, 139-152.

Zamboanga, B. L., Audley-Piotrowski, S., Iwamoto, D. K., & Martin, J. L. (2017). The risks of being “manly”: Masculine norms and drinking game motives, behaviors, and related consequences among men. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 18, 280 – 292.

*Groth, G., *Longo, L. M., & Martin, J. L. (2017). Social media and college student risk behaviors: A mini-review. Addictive Behaviors, 65, 87 – 91.

Martin, J. L., Burrow-Sanchez, J., Iwamoto, D. K., Glidden-Tracey, C., Vaughan, E. (2016). Counseling psychology and substance use: Implications for training, practice, and research. The Counseling Psychologist, 44, 1106 – 1131.

Martin, J. L., Ferreira, J. A., Haase, R. F., *Coelho, M., *Martins, J. (2016). Validation of the Drinking Motives Questionnaire-Revised across U.S. and Portuguese college students. Addictive Behaviors, 60, 58 – 63.

Burrow-Sanchez, J., Martin, J. L., & Imel, Z. (2016). Applying for grant funding as a counseling psychologist: From thought to action. The Counseling Psychologist, 44, 479–524.

Dubovi*, A., Li*, Y., & Martin, J. L. (2016).  Breaking the silence: Disordered eating and big five traits in college men. American Journal of Men's Health, 10, N118 – N126.  

Herring, T. E., Zamboanga, B. L., Olthuis, J.V., Pesigan, I. J. A., Martin, J. L., McAfee, N. W., & Martens, M. P. (2016). Utility of the Athlete Drinking Scale for assessing drinking motives among high school athletes. Addictive Behaviors, 60, 18 – 23.