Dr. Marta M. Shinn, Ph.D.
Specializations: Educational Consulting, Training
Dr. Shinn is a specialist in child and educational psychology.
In her educational advocacy work she helps families who have children with special needs and require services through their school district. Dr. Shinn prepares parents for I.E.P. & 504 Plan meetings, supports them in understanding the tests/evaluations conducted by the school, and helps parents decide what educational placements would benefit their child. Dr. Shinn is an expert advocate with a broad knowledge in child development and education. She consults with parents at our practice to orient them to the special education and psychological assessment process, and also joins parents at school-based meetings to advocate and represent the interests of their child.
Dr. Shinn is also a clinical psychologist and a Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) trainer for UC Davis. If you are a clinician or represent a clinic seeking PCIT training, Dr. Shinn can help. She has 10+ years experience using PCIT to improve parent-child relationships, and has trained several agencies in bringing PCIT into their practice. Dr. Shinn’s experience includes training cohorts of clinicians as well as mentoring trainers in how to train therapists within and outside of their agencies.
Education: Doctorate in Psychology, Masters in School Psychology, Bachelors in Psychology.
License/Registration: Licensed Psychologist #23107, Nationally Certified School Psychologist # 33466, Licensed Educational Psychologist # 2943
Educational Consulting Fees:
- Complimentary: 15 min phone consultation
- $225: 50 minute in office consultation
- $300: consultation & advocacy services provided at schools or other locations billed at two hours minimum.
Training & Conference Speaking Fees: Please contact by email or phone to discuss your needs and obtain a quote.
Insurance: Use your own health insurance plan and benefits. We are an out-of-network provider and our patients submit reimbursement claims through Better.
Phone Number: (949) 424-5707