Veterinary Hope
Foundation Leadership

Krista Martin, Director

Krista Martin received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Behavioral Sciences from East Texas Baptist University and her Masters of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington. During these years, she developed a love for program development and an unfortunate addiction to Tex-Mex. Krista completed the Post Graduate Veterinary Social Work Certificate Program through the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 2024.

Krista has 20 years of practice experience in both micro and macro environments. She initially joined Veterinary Hope Foundation in 2022 to develop and implement support groups for veterinarians. Krista is passionate about walking with veterinary professionals as they develop the skills necessary to prioritize their own wellbeing and then leverage those skills to build a better system for all veterinary professionals.

Krista currently serves as the Director for Veterinary Hope Foundation and operates M3 Counseling, a private social work practice specializing in veterinary social work.

Board of Directors

With decades of combined experience in mental health and veterinary medicine, our leadership team meets as partners to create hope and extend support to veterinary professionals experiencing struggle and challenge in a complex and ever changing world.


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