Social and Behavioral Sciences

Laurie Cyr-Martel D.BH, LCPC

Lecturer

Office Location

162

Phone

(207) 753-6665; cell (207) 240 8913

Academic Degrees

  • Master’s in Counseling Psychology, Antioch New England Graduate School
  • Bachelor’s in Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Southern Maine

Profile

Dr. Cyr –Martel has over 30 years of experience in the field of emergency services and mental health. Dr. Cyr-Martel has consulted with and for emergency service systems throughout the United States including San Francisco Police Department, Anchorage Alaska emergency services and Tuscaloosa Police Department and agencies throughout New England.  Dr. Cyr Martel’s private practice – serves Emergency Service’s and those who work in high intensity professions. Laurie  is currently licensed in the State of Maine as a L.C.P.C. and completed her Doctorate in Behavioral Health at Arizona State University. She received her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Antioch New England Graduate School in Keene New Hampshire, her Bachelor’s in Social and Behavioral Sciences from University of Southern Maine, Associates in Fire Technology from Santa Ana College in California and her Paramedic Licensure from Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa California. Dr. Cyr-Martel has also received training as a reserve police officer and has attended the State of Maine Criminal Justice Reserve Academy.

Her academic  and professional careers extend beyond the classrooms of USM. She has created and presented numerous trainings for Paramedic Programs, Community organizations, Juvenile Fire Setters Program for the State of Maine, New England Council on Crime and Delinquency, Regional 911 Communication Centers, Judicial Marshalls, and Law Enforcement Agencies consisting of patrol officers, hostage negotiation teams, detectives and youth  and family services. In addition she provides continuing education classes for CIT (Crisis Intervention Training) for police departments throughout the State of Maine.

 

She has worked with high risk youth and currently works with  Human Trafficking Coalition,  and the Children’s Advocacy Center. She is a member of ICISF, (International Critical Incident Stress Foundation) and has serviced on the Central Maine Critical Incident Debriefing Team over 20 years, a member of the New England Crisis Negotiators Association, The American Counseling Association, and The American Mental Health Counseling Association

Areas of Expertise