Robert Martin, PhD

Professor, Fieldwork and Internship Coordinator, School Counseling and School Psychology

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5131
Fax: (626) 815-5336
Office Location: Building One, Suite 209
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Robert Martin, PhD, is a Professor and the Coordinator of the fieldwork/internship program in the Department of School Counseling and School Psychology. He has credentials in school psychology, school counseling, child welfare and attendance, and school social work. He is a licensed educational psychologist and is a diplomat in the American Board of School Neuro-psychology. He likes to travel and is a regular speaker at conferences around the world. Martin has recently lectured in Ireland, Malta, Holland, Greece, Ethiopia, China, Chile, Brazil, Ecuador, Denmark, Canada and Kyrgyzstan on topics related to counseling, psychology and leadership. On the weekends he is at his hacienda in Ensenada, Mexico. He is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish. He loves spending time with his daughter, training in martial arts (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) and following USC football. He has worked at Azusa Pacific University since 2001. Prior to that, he was a full-time school psychologist at a local school district and senior adjunct professor at another university.


  • PhD, University of Southern California
  • MS, University of La Verne
  • MS, California State University, Fullerton
  • BA, California State University, Fullerton
  • AA, Fullerton College


  • Pupil Personnel Services (PPS)
  • Authorizations: School Psychology, School Counseling,
  • Child Welfare and Attendance, School Social Worker

Academic Area

  • School of Education
    • Department of School Counseling and School Psychology


  • Group Dynamics/Team Building
  • Psycho-Educational Assessments in Spanish
  • School Neuropsychology

Courses Taught

  • EDCO 532 - Counseling Exceptional Children and their Parents
  • EDCO 534 - Educational Measurement and Assessment
  • EDCO 535 - Professionalism, Ethcs and Law
  • EDCO 545 - Intervention and Prevention
  • EDCO 546 - Positive Behavioral Supports
  • EDCO 549 - Career Development Theories/Techniques
  • EDCO 555 - Group Counseling Skills
  • EDCO 557 - Child and Adolescent Development and Learning
  • EDCO 564, 568, 594, 595 - Fieldwork / Internship in School Counseling
  • EDCO 583 - Interventions thru Consultation
  • EDCO 593 - Historical Developments of School Counseling/Psychology
  • EDPY 624 - Disabilities in Children
  • EDPY 635 - Role and Function of the School Psychologist
  • EDPY 636 - Research and Evaluation in School Psychology
  • EDPY 681 - Psycho-educational Assessment 1
  • EDPY 685, 686, 687, 688, 651, 652, 653, 654 - Fieldwork / Internship in School Psychology
  • LDRS 520 - Understanding Vocation in a Changing World
  • LDRS 561 - Group and Conflict Issues in Leadership