Alternatives To Violence

Long Beach Office:

6621 E. Pacific Coast Highway Suite 220
Long Beach, CA 90803
310 968-4203   562 493-1161
562 596-6443 FAX

West Los Angeles Office:

2211 Corinth Ave. Suite 309
Los Angeles, CA 90064


Alyce LaViolette, M.S., M.F.T. began her work with battered women in 1978 and founded ATV in 1979. She has published on this topic and co-authored a book titled "It Could Happen to Anyone: Why Battered Women Stay." She trains and consults nationally at conferences and with agencies and corporations. Alyce serves as an expert witness in court and appears on local and national television and radio.

Marc Sadoff is a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work. He has been a member of the Board of Directors for the California Society for Clinical Social Work since 1989; on staff at Alternatives to Violence co-leading the men's batterers group since 1988. He has many years of clinical experience treating families, children and adults in private practice.