Virginia Martinez, MA is a counseling psychologist practicing in Southeast Michigan. Virginia utilizes evidence-based approaches in the treatment of eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating disorder. She is passionate and dedicated to the recovery process and believes that the path to recovery, though sometimes challenging, ultimately leads to freedom and a fuller life. Virginia values cultural competence and respects differences among people including culture, religion, and sexual orientation. Her own personal journey has taught her that the therapeutic process is about the all-encompassing acceptance of growth that emerges from knowledge of oneself and others. She believes that all people are meant to thrive – not simply survive – life and its ever-changing flow.