Dr. Marta M. Shinn, Ph.D.

Specialization: Educational Advocacy

Dr. Shinn is a specialist in child and educational psychology. 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.

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


  • Complimentary: 15 phone consultation
  • $200: 50 minute in office consultation
  • $300: consultation & advocacy services provided at schools or other locations billed at two hours minimum.

Insurance: None accepted

Phone Number: (949) 424-5707




Examples of Dr. Shinn and her excellence in Educational Advocacy


Dr. Marta M. Shinn, Ph.D.

Specialization: Training 

Dr. Shinn is very well trained in the PCIT method; so well trained that she actually trains the trainers

Examples of Training Excellence 


Dr. Marta M. Shinn, Ph.D.

Specialization: Speaking

Dr. Shinn has been speaking at schools and other educational facilities for the past x years.  From speaking at Y all the way to donating her time to Z.

This will basically be space for Dr. Shinn to gloat and gas herself up about all the places she's spoken at, and how "amazing" it was.