Vicki Martin, MD – Short Bio

Kid’s Voice: Vicki Martin, a child and adolescent psychiatrist who over 20 years became disillusioned with the mental health system, writes about developing training programs for non-MD clinicians that educate them about the dangers of polypharmacy, with a focus on trauma-based therapy BEFORE medication is considered.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.