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.




Donavan Issac Grant (Charlotte, United States) Provider

Photo of Donavan Issac Grant
Mecklenburg County Prevention and Intervention Division- NOVA (New Options for Violent Actions) ProgramCommunity Support Services Work 2732 Rozzelle”s Ferry Rd. Charlotte North Carolina 28208 United States Cell Phone: 704-900-9348
Professional Background

Bio for Donavan Grant, MACC, LCMHC


Donavan is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in North Carolina who earned his Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

He has over twenty years of experience in the area domestic violence working with victims, child witnesses, and specializing in working with perpetrators. Donavan is also experienced in bereavement counseling, and working with youth and adolescents with emotional and behavioral difficulties. He is well versed in providing individual and group therapy on various life issues, as well as marital therapy. 

Donavan is a member of the American Counseling Association, and the current elected Chair of  North Carolina Providers of Abuser Treatment. He was a recipient of the National Association of Counties Award in 2010 for innovation in delivery of services to the community.

Donavan is married with two children, and enjoys spending time with his family.