Marvin's CV

Marvin L. Chapman, PsyD, LMFT, CFC
1651 E. Fourth Street, Suite 107, Santa Ana, CA 92701
Office: 714.558.1638


Doctor of Psychology, Forensic Specialty
Eisner Institute, Encino, CA

Master of Science in Counseling
California State University, Long Beach, CA

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
California State University, Long Beach, CA

Professional Designations

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MFC27081
Clinical Forensic Counselor, F16841
Board Certified Professional Counselor, 11077

Professional Organizations

American Psychotherapy Association (APA)
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
Children’s Rights Council (CRC)
Collaborative Divorce Educational Institute (CDEI)
Collaborative Divorce Professionals of the Inland Empire (CDPIE)
Collaborative Divorce Services of the Coachella Valley (CDSCV)
Collaborative Divorce Solutions of Orange County (CDSOC)
Collaborative Professionals of California (CPCAL)
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
National Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC)


Crisis Coach, Divorce Coach, Individual Coach, Life Transition Coach, and Relationship Coach
Coaching across the life span

Divorce Consultant, Coach, and Therapist
United Fathers of America, Orange, CA

Court Mediator and Counselor
Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, Mediation and Conciliation Court Services
Mediation of custodial disputes and preparation of agreements for the court

Personnel Officer
United States Army
Counselor for enlisted personnel
Professional Skills

Divorce Coach; Educator; Individual and Family Psychotherapist; Life Transition Coach; Mediator

Professional Activities

2010 TRAINER: Collaborative Divorce Instructor Training
Collaborative Divorce Team Trainings, LLC

2009 BOARD MEMBER: Collaborative Divorce Solutions

2007 AUTHORED: “Dedicated Fathers” (7 CD Audio Series and Workbook)

2001 GUEST LECTURER: Customer Service Training
District Attorney, Family Support Division, Orange County, CA
California Association of Legal Document Assistants

1997 LECTURER: “Fatherhood in Today’s World”
California State University Long Beach

1995 APPOINTED: Advisory Board, Modern Dad Magazine

1986 APPOINTED: California Senate Task Force on Family Equity

Special Training

A Day with Stu Webb, Intermediate Level Collaborative Training; Coalition for Collaborative Divorce

Advanced Collaborative Law Interdisciplinary Training; LA Collaborative Family Law Association

Child Custody Training for Court Appointed Custody Evaluators; Psycho-Legal Associates

Collaborative Divorce Training; International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

Collaborative Divorce Team Training the Trainer; Collaborative Divorce Team Trainings, LLC

Intermediate Level Collaborative Training; Coalition for Collaborative Divorce

Men in Relationships; Relationship Training Institute

Step/Blended Family Workshop; California State University

Surviving and Thriving: Activating Strengths in African-American Families; The Guidance Center

Treating Complicated Couples: Successful Approaches to Challenging Cases; Psycho-Legal Associates

Treating Stepfamilies; Professional Psych Seminars

Military Information

U.S. Army
- Medivac Helicopter Pilot
- Honorable Discharge BIOGRAPHY