Martha Clark Scala, Psychotherapist
Martha Clark Scala has been a psychotherapist in private practice since 1992, with offices in both Palo Alto and San Francisco, California. In addition to working with individuals and couples, she delivers workshops and regularly writes on topics including grief and loss, the necessity of self-care, and the challenges of substance abuse.
Her nonfiction and poetry can be found in We Need Not Walk Alone: After the Death of a Child (The Compassionate Friends), Porter Gulch Review 2008 , and at her website. Scala also appears in The California Therapist, SCV-CAMFT News, and she publishes an e-newsletter, "Out on a Limb," which is available to subscribers through her website.
She has also mentored many professionals in both her writing and helping careers, launching the Mentoring Program for the San Francisco-Peninsula Branch of the California Writers Club in 2004.