Jeffrey A. Simpson, M.D.
Amy Groger Martin, A.P.R.N.
Amy Groger Martin, APRN has been a Registered Nurse since 1974 and a nationally certified Adult Nurse Practitioner since 1979. She is owner and director of Center for Healing Therapies, a holistic wellness and education center in Waterford, CT (www.time4healing.com). She is a doctor of RoHun Transpersonal Psychotherapy, certified Hypnotherapist as well as board certified Nurse Practitioner with over three decades of clinical experience.
Over the course of her years in medicine and healing, she has worked in gerontology, family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology and adolescent health care. Amy provided health care on the Navajo and Makah Indian reservations, practiced in community health centers as well as working on Health Care for the Homeless through a Robert Wood Johnson grant at the University of Washington in Seattle. She has been a clinical preceptor through Duke University, University of Minnesota, Quinnipiac College and currently at Yale University nurse practitioner program.
Music is also a big part of Amy’s life; a multi-instrumentalist, she plays and writes music for harp, piano, flute and guitar. She has performed in many venues, taught music, recorded a harp CD, directed choral groups and created songs for groups to sing together. She has found music to be an integral part of the healing process for herself and for her clients.
Amy also writes a syndicated column “Time for Healing” for newspapers in Southeastern Connecticut and Rhode Island. She has written and published a book about post-traumatic stress disorder called Time for Healing: Reclaiming Life After Trauma in which she describes an alternative approach to treatment.