JOHN HAMEL & ASSOCIATES/ALTERNATIVE BEHAVIOR CHOICES

Anger Management, Family Violence & Parenting Groups
in the San Francisco Bay Area

Batterer Programs Court Approved Per PC 1203.097, Anger Management Parent Groups Per PC 273.1

Schedule Updated April, 2019

ONLINE ANGER MANAGEMENT CLASSES AVAILABLE AT www.onlineangermanagement.org

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

Camino Diablo, Walnut Creek

Tuesday 7:15 – 9:15 p.m.
Men’s Batterer Group

Thursday 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Women’s Batterer  Group

Thursday 7:15 – 9:15 p.m.
Men’s Batterer Group

ALAMEDA COUNTY

Spruce Street., Berkeley, CA

Monday 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Anger Management Parent Group

Monday 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Men’s Batterer Group

MARIN COUNTY

Lincoln Ave., San Rafael, CA

Tuesday, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Men’s Batterer Group

Tuesday 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Men’s Batterer Group

Corte Madera, CA

Friday 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Women’s Batterer Group

SAN FRANCISCO

Divisadero St. (near California)

Monday 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Men’s Batterer Group

Monday 7:10 – 9:10 p.m.
Men’s Batterer Group

Saturday 9:50 – 11:50 a.m.
Men’s Batterer Group

Saturday Noon – 2:00 p.m.
Women’s Batterer Group

East Bay (925) 930-0900 • Marin/Sonoma/San Francisco (415) 472-3275

Fax: (415) 472-3275 • johnmhamel@comcast.net • www.johnhamel.net

Fees arranged on sliding scale basis/Medical Accepted. Call for appointment.

John Hamel, Ph.D., LCSW, has a Masters in Social Welfare from U.C.L.A., and a Ph.D. from the University of Central Lancashire, U.K., where he is currently a Research Fellow. He has worked with family violence perpetrators and victims since 1992, and is a court-approved provider of batterer intervention and parent programs in four San Francisco Bay Area counties. Mr. Hamel is the author of Gender-Inclusive Treatment of Intimate Partner Abuse, 2nd Edition: Evidence-Based Approaches, (Springer, 2014); co-editor with Tonia Nicholls, PhD, of Family Interventions in Domestic Violence: A Handbook of Gender-Inclusive Theory and Treatment (Springer, 2007); and editor of Intimate Partner and Family Abuse: A Casebook of Gender Inclusive Therapy (Springer, 2008.) He also has had dozens of his research articles published in various peer-reviewed scholarly journals, and is Editor-in-Chief of Partner Abuse, a journal published quarterly by Springer Publishing. Mr. Hamel regularly speaks at conferences on domestic violence, has trained mental health professionals, victim advocates social service organizations, law enforcement, attorneys and family court mediators, and has provided case consultation and expert witness testimony. He is a founding member of the Association of Domestic Violence Intervention Programs (ADVIP), an organization of mental health professionals and researchers dedicated to evidence-based practice (www.domesticviolenceintervention.net).