Hello, meet Dianne Martin, a proudly passionate advocate for stepfamilies
Dianne Martin is the visionary genius behind Dianne Martin & Associates
As the Founder and Executive Director, Dianne Martin combined her personal and professional experiences as a birth mother, stepparent, Certified Stepfamily Counsellor, and social worker to create an dynamic array of powerful family support programs for stepfamilies.
Dianne Martin knows first hand the challenges of being a single mom and stepmom. She is passionatly committed to helping stepparents and has chosen to work exclusively with stepfamilies and stepdating couples who want to build and nurture healthy stepfamily relationships. Her evidence based programs ensure her clients have the 3-T’s (tips, tools, techniques) essential to building, maintaining healthy family relationships.
An innovative thinker, Dianne Martin was concerned that families living in remote or rural areas would not have access to specialized counselling programs. She developed a cybercounselling program using email and video calls. FAQ about cybercounselling
Martin. a skilled facilator and certified trainer has conceived, designed, and delivers powerful, evidenced based training programs. Visit her training calender for details.
Prior to launching her family support and training agency, Dianne Martin worked across Canada and the UK in adoptions, foster care, and child protection programs. She moved into progressively responsible positions and was an active member of the Provincial Foster Care Task Force in the province of Alberta.
Dianne Martin is a trained volunteer with the BC, Emergency Social Services. She provides emergency psychosocial support to people who have been forced fromt their homes due to a natural or man-made disasters.
Dianne Martin is a feature writer for StepMom Magazine and the Family, Success by 6 Magazine.
Dianne Martin received her Bachelor of Social Work Degree from the University of Calgary. She is a member in good standing with the BCCSW and BCASW.
Dianne and her husband David Martin reside on beautiful Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada