Retired from the practice of Psychology
Work history as a Psychologist not listed
Martha L. Deed, Ph.D.
1037 Sweeney Street
North Tonawanda, New York 14120
Telephone/Messages: (716) 695-3042
Licensed Psychologist, New York State (retired 2002)
PhD Boston University
B.A. New School for Social Research, New York, New York
Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1959-1962
Certificat de Langue Francaise, Degre Moyen, Sorbonne, Paris, 1975
Consumer Union's Safe Patient Project
|2011 - Present||
Member, Patient Safety Advocates Network
New York State Department of Health
|1996 - Present||Member, Medical Records Access Review Committee|
|1992 - 1996||Alternate, Medical Records Access Review Committee|
New York State Surrogate Court
|2006 - 2011||
Family/ Provider Member, Medical Decison-Making Committee
American Psychological Association (Retired from membership, 2002)
|1994 - 1995||Member, Advisory Board, Presidential Task Force on Family Violence|
|1990 - 1992||Member, Task Force on Child Custody (Division 35 Women)|
New York State Psychological Association
|1994 - 1995||
President, Clinical Division
1993 - 1994
Vice President, Clinical Division. Served for several years on Executive Committee of the Clinical Division
|1997||US Department Justice Community Oriented Police Services
(COPS) grant for program
evaluation of a community domestic violence intervention project in Niagara County (NY)
administered by Niagara County Sheriff's Department. Program evaluation projects.
|1996||National Institutes of Justice grant for victim impact study of New
York State's Family
Protection and Domestic Violence Intervention Act. I assisted in research design for
successful grant proposal, but did not participate in implementation of the grant.
|1994 - 1995
1995 - 1996
|Catholic Charities, Buffalo, NY. For curriculum development of batterers
internships for law students and teaching the curriculum
|1995 - 1996
|Baldy Center, University at Buffalo. Research grants|
|1995 and 1996||New York State Bar Foundation grants for research on law school's impact
on law students'
attitudes toward family violence and report and recommendations for continuing legal
education on family violence
|1994||Multidisciplinary Pilot Program Grant, University at Buffalo, shared
with other faculty to
develop family violence research program at the Law School
|1993 - 1994||New York State Psychological Association, Clinical Division grant to
study impact of
managed care on NYS psychologists private practice in Upstate and Western NY
|1993 - 1994||Canadian-American Legal Studies grant from Canadian Consulate shared
with other faculty
members to plan international conference of law students
|1964 - 1969||As a graduate student: Fellowships from Boston University Graduate School,
Friends Service Committee, Friends World Committee for Consultation
|2001 - 2006||Member, Family Violence Intervention Project Advisory Board, Member
Subcommittee, and Speaker, Niagara County (NY)
|1998 - 2004||Mentor, Career Exploration Internship Program, Williamsville Central Schools|
|1994 - 2001||Member, Niagara County Domestic Violence Task Forces: Lockport, Niagara Falls (NY)|
|1999 - 2002||Red Cross Disaster Services Mental Health Volunteer, Buffalo, NY|
|1996 - 2000||Member, Health Subcommittee, Erie County Commission on the Status of
plan hearings, spoke at hearing on mental health needs of women and children
|1994||Member, Long-Range Planning Study of Family Violence Needs in Erie County
served on the Statistics Subcommittee. Conducted by Erie County Coalition Against Family
|2010||Millie Niss. City Bird: Selected Poems (1991-2009), BlazeVox. Curator and Editor|
|1989 - 2000||Contributing editor, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. Anonymous peer review submissions|
|1994 - 1995||Reviewed drafts and rewrote protions of Violence Against the Family:
Report of the
American Psychological Association Presidential Task Force on Violence and the
Family (APA, 1996).
|1994||Do I Really Want Managed Care? . Brochure written and designed by Deed for professional interdiciplinary publication by Psychological Association of Western New York (PAWNY), National Association of Social Workers, Society for Clinical Social Work, and Western New York Psychiatric Society.|
|1994||Referral Service: Comprehensive, Statewide, Psychological Services. Brochure concept and text. New York State Psychological Association.|
|1965 -1966||Edited Fritz Kunkel, M.D. The Psychology of Personal Crisis (Inward Light, 1966).|
Professional and Health Care Publications
The Last Collaboration (with Millie Niss). Furtherfield, 2012. A book: multi-media fatality review.
First, Create. C2S (Forthcoming)
Price is high for valuing reputation over safety. The Buffalo News (op ed). August 1, 2012. A6.
Connecting the Dots: From Family Advocacy to Patient Safety in the Hospital. Patient Safety InSight. May, 2012.
Writing for Life. Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine. August 2011.
Daughter's death gives mother a cause. The Buffalo News. August 13, 2011. C1, C2.
Missing: Impact of a Family Murder. New media, multi-media installation. Unlikelystories. 2007.
Aftershocks: Impact of a Family Murder Four Years Later, Photographs and Text by Martha L. Deed. 2002. Safe Homes Conference, Niagara Falls, NY. May 2-3.
Practice Alerts. 2002. NYSPA Notebook. (New York State Psychological Association). March/April 2002. Pp. 16, 21.
A Community Walks Together: Michael Northrup's Acquittal Challenges Trinity Greece. 2002. Living Water. January. Pp. A,C.
Northrup Mistrial Satisfies No One. 2001. Op-ed. Niagara Gazette. April 10. 9-A.
Book Review: Richard Davis: Facts and Fallacies. Readings: A Journal of Commentary and Book Reviews. 1999. 14(2): 25.
A Matter of Responsibility. 1998. Readings: A Journal of Commentary and Book Reviews. 13(4): 10-15.
Risk Management Practice Tips. NYSPA Notebook. 1998. 10(5): 12, 26.
Those who are truly apologetic don't attempt to escape the consequences of their actions. 1998. Op-ed for The Buffalo News. October 7. B-2.
Violence Against Women, Abuse. 1998. Article for The Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History. Boston , MA: Houghton Mifflin.
Addressing Issues of Legal Practice Related to Family Violence
Through Continuing Legal Education with Law Student Survey Results. A
Report to the New York State Bar Association. Funded by the New York
State Bar Foundation. 1997.
Custody Fights: A Triptych. 1996. Circles: The Buffalo Women's Journal of Law and and Social Policy, 6: 27-34 (with Millie Niss).
Solo Practitioners, Part I. 1994. NYSPA Notebook. November 6(7): 9, 27.
Solo Practitioners, Part II. 1995. NYS Psychologist January 7(1): 21,32.
Five Articles, other topics, NYSPA Notebook, 1995.
Domestic Violence: Health Care Reform must provide for appropriate,
comprehensive and compassionate treatment for the victims of domestic violence.
Erie County Commission. 1994. Report of the Status of Women's Health in
Erie County.July. Pp. 25-26.
Mandated Reporting Revisited: Roe v. Superior Court. 1993. Law and Policy. 14: 219-239.
Book Review: Oremland, Jerome. Interpretation and Interaction:
Psychoanalysis or Psychotherapy? 1992. Readings. September.
Court-Ordered Custody Evaluations: Helping or Victimizing Vulnerable Families. 1991. Psychotherapy 28:76-84. Digested in Clinical Research Digest 9 (July 1991): 2.
Behind Closed Doors: Escaping violence is not easy. Especially when it lives in your home. 1991. Buffalo Magazine (Buffalo News). November 3. Pp. 6-7, 9-13.
Caught in the Custody Crunch.1989. The Buffalo News. August 25. Pp. C6, C7.
Clinical Conflicts in the Child Sexual Abuse Arena .1988. Readings. December. Pp. 11-15.
Runaway Justice 1988. Friendly Woman. 4(2): 6-7.
At the Barricades: Maternity Re-examined. 1976. Journal of Pastoral Psychology. Fall-Winter. Pp. 55-60.
Queries on Family Life. 1973. Friends General Conference Quarterly. Summer. P 7.
A Study of Quakers. 1970. Friends Journal and pamphlet. Doctoral dissertation for lay audience.
Major Patterns of Religious Commitment Among Members of the Religious Society of Friends. 1969. Boston University Doctoral Dissertation.
Attitudes of Four Religiously-oriented Psychotherapists. 1969. Pastoral Psychology. April. Pp. 39-44.
Itto-En: "Compound of One Light." 1967. The Journal of Religious Thought. 23: 61-73.
Steering Slowly Toward Regions of Light. 1966. Friends Journal. April 15. P. 201.
Zen: Direct Pointing at the Soul of Man. 1965. The Aryan Path. (India). October, November, December.
Steps Toward a Quaker Testimony on Racial Equality. 1965. Interracial News Service. 36.
Fifteen Years After. 1964. Fifteen year follow-up study of Displaced Persons resettled in the United States. Designed and conducted by me. Report co-authored with Truman Stehr. United Church Reports, United Church of Christ.
Refereed conference presentations
Celebration of Millie Niss, Web artist. E-Poetry, University at Buffalo, May 2010.
News from Erewhon, (with Millie Niss). AndNow Conference, Buffalo, NY. October 2009.
Building Program Evaluation and Domestic Violence Intervention Strategies from the Ground up by Utilizing Existing Community Resources. 1998. Paper presented at Program Evaluation and Family Violence Research: An International Conference, Durham, NH, (July 26-29). Co-authors: Mark A.Violante and Julie Vogt.
Images of Mothers and Daughters in Court-Ordered Custody Evaluations. 1996. Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Glasgow, Scotland. July.
The Domestic Violence Intervention Project in Lockport, New York: First Year Observations. 1996. Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Glasgow, Scotland. July.
Mandated Child Abuse Reporting, Confidentiality and Informed Consent: Ethical Implications. 1993. American Psychological Association, Toronto.
Organizing to Combat Unfair Insurance Practices by Third-Party Payors. 1992. New York State Psychological Association Annual Meeting.
Perils of Psychotherapy with Custodially-Challenged Mothers. 1991. American Psychological Association, San Francisco. Reported in Behavior Today 22 (October 28, 1991): 1-3 and Psychotherapy Today 2 (November 1991): 3-5.
Educated American Women Abroad. 1975. American Psychological Association, Chicago (with Alexandra Kaplan).
Guest Lectures and Workshops
RIT, Villa Maria, Erie County Community College. Guest lectures. 2010 – 2012.
Holy Angels Academy. Jury System, People v. Montstream. 2001, 2002, 2003. Two days each year for students taking High School Law course.
Construction of a Crime: Church Members' Response to Family Violence. 2003. Women's group of Baptist Church in Newfane (May) and Lockport Clergy Association (September).
University at Buffalo School Psychology Department, School of Social Work, Law School; Buffalo State, Niagara University guest lectures on Mandated Abuse Reporting, Children and Divorce: Current Research, Domestic Violence (1992-1999).
Courtwatching in Amherst: Considerations and Guidelines, Amherst Domestic Violence Task Force. January 1995.
What Judges Can Do to Stop the Violence, Niagara County Coalition Against Domestic Violence. October 1994.