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.




  • The results are being filtered by the region: PA

Minna Davis (Plymouth Meeting, United States) Provider

Laurel HouseCounseling Home 666 W Germantown Pike Apt 1807 Plymouth Meeting Pennsylvania 19462 United StatesWork 180 West Germantown Pike East Norriton PA 19403 United States Cell Phone: 215.205.5311 Work Phone: 610.277.1860 x 118 Birthday: June 27, 1946

Dr. Brenda L. Russell (Reading, US) Researcher

Photo of Dr. Brenda L. Russell
The Pennsylvania State University, BerksPsychology Home Brenda Russell The Pennsylvania State University, Berks PO Box 7009 Tulpehocken Road Reading PA 19610 US Work Phone: 610-396-6014
Professional Background

Dr. Brenda Russell is a Professor of Psychology at Penn State Berks. Her scholarly and teaching interests include psychology and law, perceptions of victims and perpetrators of domestic violence, homicide defendants, and the social psychological, and cognitive aspects of jury decision-making. She is particularly interested in how gender and sexual orientation play a role in evaluating defendants and victims in legal cases such as self-defense in intimate partner violence, rape, sexual coercion, bullying, and sexual harassment. She has published five books; her most recent book is titled Gender and Domestic Violence: Contemporary Legal Practice and Intervention Reforms (Edited by B. Russell & J. Hamel). Dr. Russell also serves as a consultant and program evaluator for various federal and state educational, law enforcement, justice, and treatment programs. Her teaching interests include an introduction to psychology, social psychology, psychology, and the law (forensic psychology), research methods, social cognition, program evaluation, careers in psychology, senior capstone, psychology of gender, and criminal investigation.