ADVIP Member Directory Listed by Country

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Christauria G. Welland , Psy.D. (Solana Beach, United States) Provider, Researcher

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Health Transformations. Alliant International University, San DiegoPsychology Work 990 Highland Drive Suite 103 Solana Beach California 92075 United States Work Phone: 858-922-8555 Work Fax: 866-280-4545 Website: Dr. Christauria Welland, Spanish Website: Dr. Christauria Welland
Professional Background


California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego. Doctor of Psychology Program, Family and Child Track.  August 1999.

California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego. Master of Arts, Psychology, August 1997

Bachelor of Arts, San Diego State University, Spanish, Summa cum Laude, with distinction in Spanish. Minor in Psychology. December 1994.


40-hour Batterer Provider Certificate in Domestic Violence, 1996.  Duluth model,  San Diego, CA

40-Hour Advanced Training Certificate in Domestic Violence, 1999. Relationship Training Institute, San Diego, CA

60+ hours of continuing education as a domestic violence group facilitator, Relationship Training Institute, San Diego, CA. 2002 – 2014

ACT against Violence National Workshop. May 2006. American Psychological Association, Washington, D. C.


Named to Advisory Committee to the American Psychological Association Presidential Task Force on Immigration, August 6, 2010.

Fulbright Specialist Grantee, awarded for teaching at Latin American universities in the field of intimate partner violence. 2008-2013.

Alliant International University, San Diego, CA. Adjunct Faculty, California School of Professional Psychology. Licensure course on intimate partner violence for doctoral students. May 2004 – present.

CETYS Universidad, Tijuana & Mexicali, B.C., México.  Visiting Professor, November, 2012.

Services or Research Projects

Clinical Practice

Private Practice, English and Spanish, Solana Beach,  CA. 2001-present.

Rehabilitation Practice, English and Spanish, Paradise Valley Hospital, National City, CA.  2001-present.

Rehabilitation Practice, English and Spanish, Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Encinitas, CA.  2012-present.

Dad’s Club, Social Advocates for Youth, San Diego, CA. Developed and presented pilot course on effective parenting and family violence prevention to Latino men and women whose children are in elementary school. Grants obtained from the Parker Foundation and the California Endowment. October 2005 – April 2009.

Professional Community Services, El Cajon, CA. Lead facilitator of Spanish IPV group for Latino perpetrators. Research and pilot group. August, 2001 – August 2005.

Family Advocacy Center, U.S. Navy, San Diego, CA. Facilitator for two IPV groups for Navy perpetrators. Research project. January 2002  – January 2003.

Professional Community Services, El Cajon, CA. (Internship). IPV groups for male perpetrators. August 1997 – August 1998.

Relationship Violence Training Institute, San Diego, CA. (Psychological assistantship). Group therapy for male IPV perpetrators at the Family Advocacy Center of the United States Navy, September 1997 – August 1999.

Women’s Resource Center, Oceanside, CA. (Employment).  Family Violence Intervention Program. Group therapy for Latino male IPV perpetrators (Spanish).  Sept. 1995 – Sept. 1996

International Teaching/Training

Government or university-sponsored workshops and conferences in Spanish in Mexico, Peru, Guatemala and the United States to teach the use of the Sin Golpes intervention model to Spanish-speaking professionals.

Volunteer university and agency-sponsored workshops in English in South India and Uganda.

Current and Recent Research

Pilot group with outcome evaluation of Latina victims of intimate partner violence, using the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy model of Linehan & Fruzzetti, Ph.D. Self-funded. San Diego, CA 2012 – present

Pilot group with outcome evaluation of Latino parenting education group to prevent IPV, funded by the Parker Foundation and the California Endowment through SAY San Diego, 2005-2008.

Cross cultural study in San Diego-Tijuana region of Mexican/Latino male perpetrators of partner abuse, focusing on psychological characteristics.  Research partially funded by the Transborder Institute, University of San Diego. Study completed in March, 2005.

Selected Publications:

Welland, C.  (2011). Individual Treatment for a Latino Partner Abusive Man: A Case Study. Partner Abuse, 2, 4, 468-483.

Welland, C. & Ribner, N. (2010). Culturally specific treatment for partner-abusive Latino men: A qualitative study to identify and implement program components. Violence and Victims, 25, 6, 799-813

Healing from Violence: Latino Men’s Journey to a New Masculinity, with Neil Ribner, Ph.D. 2007. New York: Springer Publications

Sin Golpes: Como transformar la respuesta violenta de los hombres en la pareja y la familia. Therapist manual and client workbook. With David Wexler, Ph. D. 2007. Mexico City: Editorial Pax.

Violencia Doméstica 2000, Programa Integrado de Habilidades para Hombres Latinos, con adaptaciones culturales. Co-authored with David Wexler, Ph.D. Translated by José Antonio Valenzuela and Christauria Welland, Psy.D. Cultural adaptations by Christauria Welland, Psy.D. September, 2002Health Transformations, San Diego.

A Demographic and Risk Factor Survey of Mexican Immigrants Mandated to Partner Abuse Treatment in San Diego County, with Neil Ribner, Ph.D., August 2001, Family Violence Bulletin and Sexual Assault Bulletin..

June, 1999: Doctoral Dissertation: A Qualitative Analysis of Cultural Treatment Components for Mexican Male Perpetrators of Partner Abuse.



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