Marti Loring, PhD
Marti Loring LCSW, PhD, is a social worker and sociologist in Atlanta, Georgia. She is Director of the Center for Mental Health and Human Development as well as the Emotional Abuse Institute. Dr. Loring’s expertise is in the areas of abuse and trauma. She has taught in several universities and conducted numerous training seminars. She has written several articles published in professional journals and two books, including Emotional Abuse. An evaluator in court cases, Dr. Loring has testified across the country in many cases where emotional abuse has included coercing a partner to commit a crime. The loss of connection to one’s inner self during emotional abuse is important to Dr. Loring. She consults across the world on this topic, helping people to rediscover the Self and to establish healthy relationships and situations that create greater inner strength.