- Smarter, Wiser, and Headed for Success
- Fads, Theories, and the Realities of Education
- Resilience: Surviving Adversity and Trauma
- Addressing the many challenges that arise for both teenagers and their parents
- The Sandwich Generation: The Challenge of Caring for Our Children and Our Parents
- Working with the Learning Disabled Student
- Debunking the myths and negative stereotypes associated with the word ‘step,’ Dr. Marshall acknowledges the very real challenges facing stepfamilies and assists them in devising workable ‘scripts’ for family life.
- Witnessing Spousal Violence: Impact, Causes, and Intervention
- According to Dr. Marshall’s ground-breaking discovery, mental health professionals commonly suffer from an insecure self-identity and unresolved childhood conflicts: in lay terms, an inability to laugh at themselves.
In the course of his career, Dr. Marshall has been a consultant psychologist for sexual abuse programs, an intensive family therapy unit, and university student counselling and teaching effectiveness programs. He has served on the Board of Directors for divisions of the Elizabeth Fry Society and the Children’s Aid Society. Academically, Dr. Marshall has lectured for undergraduate and graduate courses including social and abnormal psychology, psychometrics, statistics, human growth and development, behaviour modification, personality, and human sexuality.
Before entering private practice, Dr. Marshall held positions as an Adjunct Professor in the Psychology and Psychiatry Departments at Queen’s University, a psychologist in the Kingston General Hospital, and a clinical consultant to the Frontenac County Board of Education and Kingston’s Prison for Women.
He has been widely published on issues including blended families, criminal behaviour in children, anxiety and assertiveness training. He has also been a researcher and educator in the field of sexual dysfunction.
A regular presenter, workshop leader and keynote speaker, Dr. Marshall has spoken to both professional and lay audiences on topics including What’s the Matter with Kids Today? A Perspective on Canadian Youth; Work and Home – Two Jobs, No Life? The Child’s Experience of Spousal Violence; Parenting Styles; The Impact of Separation and Divorce on Children; Teenagers and Their Parents; Sexual Abuse of Children; and Assessment of Learning Disabilities.
Born in England, Dr. Marshall lived for two years in the Far and Middle East and moved to Canada in 1973. Today, he has his own practice and serves as a consultant to sexual abuse and residential treatment programs, as well as a family court clinic.
A father of five, Dr. Marshall lives with his wife and family in Barrie, Ontario.
For details of Dr. Marshall’s training, experience, and papers, please see his curriculum vitae.