John hamel                                                                          
John Hamel, LCSW 
   Specialized Topics:
  • New Approaches for Effective and Inclusive Batterer Intervention
  • Domestic Violence Today: Truth, Myth, and all The Shades of Gray (includes manual and reading guide)
  • Domestic Violence: The 12 Things You Aren't Supposed to Know
  • Male Victims of Domestic Abuse
  • Family Law Basics: Divorce, Paternity, Custody and Support

John Hamel, LCSW, has a Masters in Social Welfare from U.C.L.A., and has conducted batterer intervention and parent programs in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1992. He is the author of Gender-Inclusive Treatment of Intimate Partner Abuse (Springer, 2005), and co-editor with Tonia Nicholls, PhD, of Family Interventions in Domestic Violence: A Handbook of Gender-Inclusive Theory and Treatment (Springer, 2007). Mr. Hamel is Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed professional journal, Partner Abuse, published quarterly by Springer Publishing. He regularly speaks at conferences on domestic violence, and has provided consultation and training to mental health professionals, victim advocates and shelter workers, social service organizations, teachers, attorneys, judges and law enforcement officers. He also provides case consultation and expert witness testimony. His latest book, Intimate Partner and Family Abuse: A Casebook of Gender Inclusive Therapy, was published by Springer in Spring, 2008.