Patricia Martin is a cultural analyst, consultant, and the author of three books on cultural trends.
As a consultant, Martin has worked on teams at Discovery Communications, Dannon, Microsoft, Ms. Foundation for Women, Oracle, Unisys, The Art Institute of Chicago, and the New York Philharmonic, to name a few. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, USA Today, and Advertising Age. A blogger since 2002, Martin was a regular contributor to Huffington Post during its start-up years.
In 2017, she harnessed artificial intelligence (AI) to uncover the emotional effects of the internet on self-development. A book on her findings is forthcoming in 2024. She holds a B.A. in English and sociology from Michigan State University, and an M.A. in Irish literature and culture from the University College Dublin, and an M.F.A in non-fiction writing from Bennington College. Her work in Jungian theory and depth psychology began at the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago, where she is a professional affiliate and host of the Institute’s podcast, Jung in the World.
Martin speaks worldwide about cultural trends shaping the future and the impact of internet technologies on the collective unconscious. Martin is the proud mother of two adult sons. She resides in Michiana near Lake Michigan with her husband and countless deer. Her private practice is in Chicago.
Recent Articles by Patricia Martin
What is the impact of technology on the psyche? Author and Wired Magazine columnist Meghan O’Gieblyn talks with host Patricia Martin about consciousness and the self in the machine age, and the implications for living a meaningful life.
Bestselling author Jean Twenge reveals the effects of technology on the collective, based on her research on generational differences. Twenge’s interview with Patricia Martin answers the question, “Is the digital age breaking us down or building us up?
Bestselling poet Mark Nepo joins Patricia Martin in conversation about our creative lives and nurturing expression to bear witness to the sorrow, depth, and joy of life.
Best-selling author Elizabeth Lesser sat down with us to discuss her latest book, Cassandra Speaks: When Women are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes. Elizabeth is the co-founder of the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY.
Renowned folklorist and Harvard scholar Maria Tatar joins host Patricia Martin to discuss her latest book, Heroine with 1,001 Faces. In this interview, Tatar unearths the forgotten legacy of the heroine’s quest, which parallels Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey, and illuminates the social significance of the heroine as an archetype for our times.