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.




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Ives Kenneth Wittman (Roseville, United States) Provider

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Lee Carlson Center Home 767 Heinel Drive Roseville Minnesota 55113 United States Home Phone: 612-741-2152
Professional Background

EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Currently, I am enrolled in the Adler Graduate School nearing completion of a Masters degree in Adlerian Counseling and Psychotherapy in the Mental Health Counseling and Licensed Psychological Clinical Counselor (LPCC) track. My training includes completion of a Relationship Coaching Certificate with a focus in sex and love addiction administered and taught by a local therapist in the area. The course of study utilized a theoretical foundation of Transactional Analysis.

OTHER EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: 1) Mentoring teenage boys, 2) Masters degree in English with a concentration in masculinity studies, and; 3) over 15 years of informal work with men. My mission includes championing the inner lives and maturity of men and boys and accepting a role as steward of male and female empowerment and relationship.

CURRENT EXPERIENCE: I am a therapist in the domestic/intimate partner abuse program for men (group and individual treatment) at the Lee Carlson Center in Blaine, MN, a court-approved, certified provider of domestic abuse and intimate partner violence services.

Number of years worked as a Domestic Violence Intervention Provider: 1.5 years

The number of hours of domestic violence training received: On-site training provided by site supervisor (clinical director, Licensed Psychologist).

Domestic violence trainings conducted for others, and any published books: None

Amongst the books and articles recently accessed include:

* Ronald Potter-Efron’s Healing the Angry Brain, Handbook of Anger Management and Domestic Violence Offender Treatment, Stop the Anger Now, and RAGE
* Donald Dutton’s The Abusive Personality
* Dave Decker’s Embracing the Dark Side: Learning to Recognize and Transform the Anger Within and Around You
* John Hamel’s Gender-Inclusive Treatment of Intimate Partner Abuse
Steven Stosny’s Love Without Hurt

Our program also uses resources from John Gottman, PhD, John Ashfield, PhD, and David Richo, PhD