Martin is Professor of Counselling Psychology at Regent’s University London, where he was programme director for Counselling Psychology. Prior to that he was at the University of Surrey and was course director on the PsychD Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology.
Martin has always maintained a clinical/ therapeutic role alongside his academic position and held NHS appointments with the Kingston and District NHS Trust, and as Consultant Psychologist in Psychotherapy with North East London Mental Health Trust. Martin now works in his independent clinic: London Psychology.
Martin is one of the recipients of the 2012 British Psychological Society Award for the promoting of equality of opportunity.
Martin has published in a wide variety of professional and scholarly journals. His three edited books are Therapy and beyond: Counselling psychology contributions to therapeutic and social issues, published by Wiley-Blackwell, Diagnosis and beyond: Counselling psychology contributions to understanding distress and Sexuality: Existential perspectives.