CYRUS MARTIN, LMSW, LCDC
Cyrus is a Licensed Master of Social Work and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. He earned his Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the University of Houston Downtown and later completed his MSW at Our Lady of the Lake. Cyrus was born and raised in Houston, Texas and now serves his community by providing intake services at The Lovett Center. He has been working deep within the community for over 10 years providing outreach, clinical services, and developing therapeutic alliances with community stakeholders. Cyrus’s MSW degree specializes in Hispanic and Latino cultural competence and he prides himself on his relationship building skills with multicultural communities. Working with a wide range of clientele from adolescents to specialized female populations, he has been fortunate to develop a broad clinical reach with family therapy, substance abuse, trauma, grief, and professionals seeking help. Cyrus has experience utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in tandem with motivational interviewing (MI) approaches to connect with clients. Possessing additional certified skills in cannabis youth treatment (CYT) and seeking safety (SS), Cyrus is equipped with expert knowledge and skills related to evidence based criteria. Working to develop an ecological perspective and treat clients from a holistic approach allows Cyrus to develop meaningful interventions for both people and communities. Dedication and compassion are Cyrus’s two pillars of focus and he thrives on communicating with and helping those in need.