Dr. Martha Shuping, M.D.
Dr. Martha Shuping, M.D., practices psychiatry in Winston-Salem, NC, and is adjunct faculty at Belmont Abbey College (Belmont, NC). She is also a faculty associate of the Catholics for Family Peace Education and Research Initiative within the Consortium for Catholic Social Teaching, National Catholic School of Social Service, Catholic University of America.
Dr. Shuping graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine (1984) and completed her psychiatry residency Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (1988). In 2014, she graduated “with commendation” from Harvard Medical School’s Global Clinical Scholars Research Training. She also has an M.A. in Pastoral Ministry from the University of Dayton (Ohio).
She has more than thirty years experience in helping women and men with abortion recovery issues. She has facilitated more than 50 Rachel’s Vineyard weekend retreats, and has trained Catholic and Protestant clergy and ministry teams in the U.S., Europe, and Asia in the Rachel’s Vineyard model. She also has provided continuing education workshops for medical doctors, nurses, and counselors related to abortion recovery issues.
Dr. Shuping is a co-author of published research on abortion and women’s mental health, and co-author of the self-help book, The Four Steps to Healing (available in paperback through Amazon). She authored three chapters in the book Peace Psychology Perspectives on Abortion (2016), also available on Amazon.
She has presented workshops on abortion and mental health issues at the United Nations, and in nineteen countries.