Cynthia Martiny is a Professor at the Université du Québec à Montréal. She holds degrees from the United States, France and Canada. She teaches group and intercultural counseling for students enrolled in the career development and career counseling programs. Her research interests centre around intercultural twinning, intercultural career counselling competencies, immigrant job insertion and groupwork. She is a guidance counsellor, member of the OCCOQ since 1995, and a practicing licensed group psychotherapist for men having conjugal violence problems.