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Professional History

Alyce Cisine, Ph.D., has been an Ohio licensed psychologist since 2011. Prior to attending graduate school, she was employed as a neuropsychology research technician for the Cleveland Clinic, where she worked with researchers studying dementia, epilepsy, embolism, the effects of anesthesia on memory, and concussion. During her graduate training at Case Western Reserve University, Alyce’s research focused on forgiveness, altruism, and spiritual themes. She has conducted comprehensive assessments as well as psychotherapy at the Louis Stokes VA Hospital in Cleveland, the Cleveland Free Clinic, and the University Counseling Center of Case Western Reserve University.  After completing her predoctoral internship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, she worked as a psychologist at PsyCare for over eight years. Alyce has published book chapters and scholarly journal articles, and she has presented at both local and national conferences.



Ph.D. Degree; May, 2008; Clinical Psychology
Case Western Reserve University

M.S. Degree; May, 2005; Clinical Psychology
Case Western Reserve University

B.S. Degree; May, 2000; Major: Psychology; Minors: Religious Studies and Spanish
John Carroll University

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • National Register of Health Service Psychologists
  • American Psychological Association
  • Ohio Psychological Association
  • Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology
  • The Wellness Institute


Selected Publications 

Exline, J.J., Root, B.L., Yadavalli, S., Fisher, M.L., & Martin, A. (2011). Reparative behaviors and self-forgiveness: Effects of a laboratory-based exercise. Self & Identity, 10, 101-126.

Exline, J. J. & Martin, A. (2005). Anger toward God: A new frontier in forgiveness research. E. L. Worthington, Jr. (Ed.), Handbook of Forgiveness Research. New York: Guilford.

Martin, A. (2009). Exploring forgiveness: The relationship between feeling forgiven by God and self-forgiveness for an interpersonal offense. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Publishing House Ltd.

Martin, A. (2007). [Review of the book Clinical Dilemmas in Psychotherapy: A Transtheoretical Approach to Psychotherapy Integration by Scaturo, D., APA, 2005]. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy.

Martin, A. (2007). [Review of the book Counseling and Psychotherapy Essentials: Integrating Theories, Skills, and Practices by Good & Beitman, New York: W. W. Norton, 2006].

Martin, A. & Exline, J. (2006, March). A closer look at divine forgiveness: Correlates of perceiving God as forgiving and unforgiving. Poster presented at the Annual Mid-Winter Research Conference on Religion and Spirituality. Loyola College, Maryland, MD.

Martin, A. & Exline, J. (2005, August). Feeling forgiven by God and self-forgiveness for interpersonal offenses. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Washington, DC.

Martin, A. & Exline, J. (2005, April). Facilitating self-forgiveness: A preliminary look at mini-interventions. Poster presented at the Case Western Reserve University Research Showcase. Cleveland, OH.

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