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.




Marta Isabel Lopes Capinha (Coimbra, Portugal) Researcher

Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences – University of CoimbraCenter for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive and Behavioral Intervention (CINEICC) Work Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação da Universidade de Coimbra, CINEICC Rua do Colégio Novo, s/n Coimbra 3000-115 Coimbra Portugal Website: CienciaVitae
Professional Background

Psychologist, Specialist in Clinical and Health Psychology and in Psychology of Justice by the Portuguese Order of Psychologists. Registered EuroPsy Psychologist.

Research member of the Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive and Behavioral Intervention (CINEICC).

Former coordinator of the Contigo Program (2010-2015), the intervention program with perpetrators and victims of intimate partner violence of the Regional Government of the Azores.

Currently attending a Doctorate in Forensic Psychology with the Research Project “Intimate Partner Violence: A dyadic approach based on the evolutionary models” in the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Coimbra, as a Ph.D. fellow from Foundation for Science and Technology (SFRH/BD/137335/2018).

Services or Research Projects

Selected Publications

Capinha, M., Guinote, H., Rijo, D. (2021). Intimate Partner Violence Reports During the COVID-19 Pandemic First Year in Portuguese Urban Areas: A Brief Report. Journal of Family Violence.

Capinha, M., Brazão, N., Rijo, D. (2020). Intervenção psicológica com agressores conjugais [Psychological intervention with male perpetrators of intimate partner violence]. In R. Barroso & D. Neto (Eds.). A Prática Profissional da Psicologia na Justiça (pp. 438-448). Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses.

Rijo, D. & Capinha, M. (2012). A reabilitação dos agressores conjugais: dos modelos tradicionais de reabilitação ao Programa Português para Agressores de Violência Doméstica (PAVD) [Rehabilitation of perpetrators of intimate partner violence: from traditional models of rehabilitation to the Portuguese Program for Aggressors of Domestic Violence (PAVD)]. Ousar Integrar – Revista de Reinserção Social e Prova, 11, 83-97.

Peña, C., Cueva, F., Movilla, K., Oneto, M., Capinha, M., Permuy, M., Ferreira, N., Varela, N., & Escudero, V. (2011). Impacto da violência conjugal sobre crianças e jovens – Guia de intervenção [Impact of the intimate partner violence on children and young people – Intervention guide]. Direcção Regional da Solidariedade e Segurança Social do Governo Regional dos Açores.