Marty Apodaca, MA, LPCC, CCC, NCC

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Phone: 505-277-3136

Career Counseling Manager

Marty Apodaca is the Career Counseling Manager at the University of New Mexico’s (UNM) Office of Career Services where he assists in the growth and development of the Career Development Facilitators. Marty has worked in the field of career development for over a decade and is the current President – Elect of the National Career Development Association and Past President of the New Mexico Career Development Association. Marty has publications in the Career Development Quarterly, Career Planning and Adult Development Network, and Career Convergence. Marty has also been published in the Journal of Individual Psychology, Teaching and Supervision in Counseling, and ACA’s VISTAS web magazine.

Marty is a Professional Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Certified Career Counselor, and National Certified Counselor. Originally from Dexter, NM, Marty has called Albuquerque home for the past 20 years and is devoted to promoting career development for the UNM community, the State of New Mexico, and through advocacy at the national level. A passion of Marty’s is exploring and presenting on the interconnections of career and mental health and the implementation of the Career Construction Interview when working with clients. Outside of work, Marty enjoys spending time with his wife, family, friends, and bulldog.

President 2024-2025: National Career Development Association
President: New Mexico Career Development Association