ADVIP Member Directory

ADVIP members include researchers with an expertise in the field of partner and family abuse, or provide direct intervention services to perpetrators and have indicated a commitment to evidence-based practice. Both members and non-members can view the membership directory.  Individuals with a Full Membership to ADVIP  can write posts to our blog pages and enjoy other benefits not available to individuals with a Limited Membership.  To become a member, or to upgrade membership from Limited Member to Full Member, go to the JOIN ADVIP link on the home page.

Some ADVIP members have organized into local chapters.  Local chapters allow members to meet face-to-face, or through Skype or other electronic forums, to network and advance evidence-based practice in their local communities. A list of local ADVIP chapters can be found on this page.

In this Searchable Master List, you may click on member’s name to view their full profile page containing information about their location, background, training, intervention services and research interests.  In the member’s profile page, you can click on the country, state, province or city to view all other members in those categories.

There are two additional search boxes.  The one on the left allows you to find members according to their status as either Researcher or Provider.    The box on the right allows you to conduct a more refined search, to find members by city, state or province, research interests (e.g., domestic violence risk factors, motivation, impact on children) or clinical services and modalities (e.g., batterer groups, parenting programs, substance abuse treatment, etc.).  Keep in mind that some profile data can be entered in multiple ways , so if a search in unsuccessful try a related keyword – for example, “group counseling” instead of “group therapy,” “LGBTQ” instead of “LGBT,” and so forth.  

An additional Master List of all ADVIP members organized by country can be found on this page.




Anthony Stephen Lanza (Norwalk, United States) Provider

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Justice Consultants. LLC Work 94 East Avenue Second Floor Suite Norwalk Connecticut 06851 United States Cell Phone: 203-829-7784
Professional Background

Steve Lanza is a community justice and human development professional with over 27 years of experience in human development, psychotherapy/counseling, and domestic violence interventions. He is on the faculty of the University of Connecticut at Stamford, Department of Human Development & Family Sciences, and Norwalk Community College, Criminal Justice Program.  He was a Visiting Lecturer in the Human Rights Program at Trinity College, in Hartford, Connecticut.

He is a licensed marital and family therapist, clinical supervisor, Connecticut State-approved provider of domestic violence intervention services, and a trainer divorce mediator. For 16 years he served as the Executive Director of a leading community justice agency.

He has served on Connecticut’s Batterer Intervention Programming and Standards Subcommittee where he helped develop best-practices state standards for DV offender intervention; and on the Connecticut Sentencing Commission, Recidivism Reduction Committee where he assisted with the investigation and development of policy and statutory recommendations.  He currently serves on Connecticut’s Domestic Violence Offender Program Standards Advisory Council and as a Special Master for the Superior Court’s Regional Family Trial Docket.

Among his publications, a recent co-authored paper received the 2014 American Journal of Public Health Paper of the Year Award.  Other publications include a co-authored chapter in the landmark publication “What Causes Men’s Violence Against Women” edited by Michele Harway and James O’Neil; research reports on the effectiveness of domestic violence interventions and interagency collaboration; and editing the Family Violence Education Program Curriculum for the State of Connecticut.

His consulting practice, Justice Consultants, LLC focuses on effective and restorative policies and practices in criminal justice.

His private practice focuses on distressed relationships, parenting, co-parenting/parenting apart, challenges around divorce, men and masculinity, life-cycle/developmental transitions, and healthy fulfilling relationships.