Marta M. Shinn, PhD, is a Licensed Child Psychologist and Research Scientist who practices at Child Guidance Center in Orange County, California. Dr. Shinn`s research interests include childhood obesity, coaching psychology, and the assessment of mental health interventions for underserved child populations. She is skilled in the delivery of evidenced-based therapeutic interventions including Parent–Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She is an experienced psychology professor, clinical supervisor, and PCIT trainer. Dr. Shinn is a faculty member of the Department of Child and Adolescent Studies at California State University, Fullerton. She serves as a Psychology Subject Matter Expert for the California Board of Psychology developing the state licensing exam and contributed to the DSM-5 field trials as a collaborating investigator. She is bilingual Spanish speaking and dedicated to culturally and linguistically informed psychological research and practice.

Marta's Harnisch Grant summary: Coaching to Decrease Childhood Obesity