GPN owner Michael Martin has been a Forensic Psychophysiologist (polygraph examiner) for over 30 years and has completed over 10,000 examinations of all types. Better known as "The Lie Detector Guy" from 1997 to 2002, Michael has appeared over 350 times on national and international television as a polygraph expert. Some of these shows include MSNBC, 20/20, 48 Hours, WNBC News, Fox News, Sci-Fi Channel's Proof Positive, Discovery Channel's Mythbusters, Sally Jessy Raphael, Ricki Lake, Maury Povich, Dr. Joy Browne, Forgive or Forget, Morton Downey Jr., Richard Bey, and many more. See below for a list of high profile cases.
Michael has authored two polygraph textbooks, Polygraph Theory © 1994 and PDD Testing for Domestic Issues (A Guide for Examiners) © 2012 , and is available for speaking engagements on the topic of Forensic Psychophysiology or Domestic Issue Polygraph Testing.
Michael holds memberships in the American Polygraph Association, the Maryland Polygraph Association, the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers,the American Society for Testing and Materials, the British & European Polygraph Examiner’s Association, and the Better Business Bureau (A+ rated). Michael is APA certified to conduct Post-Conviction Sex Offender exams, and has been qualified to testify as a polygraph expert. Michael has also been approved to provide testing (under contract) for the United States Government as well as other government agencies.
Michael received training at the New York School of Lie Detection, the Maryland Institute of Criminal Justice, Lion Investigation Academy, and Rider University. Michael holds an honorary (unearned) Doctor in Psychology, but this title is not intended to convey or imply that Martin is a physician, psychologist or psychiatrist. Michael is an instrument-rated private pilot and flies his Mooney Executive anywhere his services are needed.
Michael is available to provide exams at any GPN testing location which his name appears next to (see our listings in NY, NJ, PA, DE, and MD) or at any other location worldwide by special quote.
Note: The above-cases were administered at the request of media organizations or were otherwise intended to be made public. While we do generally consider our client files confidential, such confidentiality is waived when the results are intended for public consumption.
Michael can be reached by writing firstname.lastname@example.org