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"...the great news is that I bought the walker at Costco, assembled it, and just went for my first walk in 2+ years...three driveways down to the mailboxes and back, using the sidewalk.....So, it is a restful evening for me!
Thank you for your loving encouragement. I would never have done this without it...
Yeah for you. Yeah for me. I cried when I got to the mailboxes because I haven't been out in so, so long, and it is such a beautiful afternoon....I am so joyful. Thanks!!!!!!"

– Client overcoming physical, PTSD, and anxiety challenges

Douglas Paul Lindsay Marlow, Ph.D.

1923 NE Broadway, Skyview Suite • Portland, OR 97232 • 503.320.6996 •


Fuller Theological Seminary, Graduate School of Psychology, Pasadena, CA. Clinical Psychology, 1996. (American Psychological Association--Approved).
Management Development Course, Bethesda, MD. 1998. U.S. Naval Officer Indoctrination School, Newport, RI. 1995.
Fuller Theological Seminary, Graduate School of Theology, Pasadena, CA. Theology, 1995.
Pacific Union College, Angwin, CA. Psychology, 1990.
Gottman Method Couples’ Therapist and The Art and Science of Love Workshop Presenter; Seattle, WA, 2007.

Licensure Status

Jan 99 to Present
State of Oregon Psychologist License, number 1335.

Academic Appointments

Aug 99 to Feb 02
Assistant Professor of Psychology: United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. Taught undergraduate leadership and psychology to Naval Academy Midshipmen in the Department of Leadership, Ethics, and Law. Independently developed psychology course and assisted in leadership curriculum development. Sought by instructors for consultation and group training. Consistently received outstanding student evaluations. Facilitated character development seminars.
Aug 89 to Jun 90
Jan 88 to Jun 88
Teaching Assistant: Pacific Union College, Angwin, CA. Taught undergraduate experiential laboratory courses for applied aspects of General Psychology II and Social Psychology and served as a tutor and review coordinator for General Psychology.

Professional Experience

May 2007 to Present
Gottman Workshop Presenter to U.S. Navy Special Forces, San Diego, CA Created presentations tailored to U.S. Special Forces on relationships and parenting utilizing John and Julie Gottman's research and clinical methods and Sue Johnson’s Emotion Focus Therapy principles into readily available tools. Dynamically presented this information to operators and spouses.
Sep 2011 to Present
Clinical Psychologist in Consulting Practice, Portland, OR. Founding president of Advanced Advising, LLC. Created to enhance personal and professional relationships and foster dynamic leadership. Providing leadership development, organizational consulting, and coaching to professionals and families.
Jul 02 to Present
Clinical Psychologist in Private Practice Hermiston, OR. Founding president of Psychological Solutions, LLC. Created to serve the psychological needs in Eastern Oregon. Providing leadership development, organizational consulting, counseling, psychological assessment, and liaison services to clients of all ages, local hospital, and community organizations (Head Start, Umatilla County Mental Health). Profitable within the first year. Averaged annual growth rate of 68% the first two years. Supervised two Psychologist Residents.
Jan 00 to Feb 02
Performance Enhancement Specialist: U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. Spearheaded a performance enhancement program in sport psychology. Provided consultation and training to coaches and varsity athletes on the varsity sailing team, club hockey team, football coaches, and individual athletes. Created and delivered presentations to teams and coaches on fundamentals of peak performance and crafted specialized individual athletic performance plans.
Oct 01 to Nov 01
Combined Federal Campaign Coordinator: Department of Leadership, Ethics, and Law, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. Spearheaded campaign for 47 person department. Raised over $6000.00, a 23% increase from previous year.
Jun 01 to Aug 01
Midshipmen Liaison Officer: San Diego and Singapore - 9 weeks total. Served as liaison between U.S. Naval Academy, local commands, and civilian authorities on logistical, administrative, and legal issues. Responsible for coordination of transportation, lodging, and training for over 300 Midshipmen in Military and cross-cultural environments. Provided cultural sensitivity training and instruction on local cultural practices and force protection issues.
May 00 to Aug 01
Financial Officer: Department of Leadership, Ethics, and Law, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. Responsible for the administration of two budgets totaling more than $65,000. Created budgetary process to ensure accountability of funds from four departments. Provided spending recommendations, expenditure tracking, budget forecasting, and financial data analysis.
Feb 99 to Apr 99
Fund Drive Coordinator: Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society, U.S. Naval Hospital, Okinawa, Japan. Led 48 volunteers in raising over $30,500, an increase of 116% from the previous year. Ensured 12 core volunteers received Commanding General letters of appreciation.
Dec 98 to Jul 99
Division Head, Psychology: U. S. Naval Hospital, Okinawa, Japan. Provided consultation to military line commanders on personnel issues. Conducted psychological evaluations in cross-cultural settings using interview and objective testing methods. Supervised culturally diverse staff. Increased services for over 250 clients monthly by initiating group treatments, opening 80 appointment slots for beneficiaries. Supervised psychologist resident, two physician interns and five corpsmen. Served as interim head of Alcohol Rehabilitation Department (two weeks), supervised 12 counselors on administrative and clinical issues.
Oct 96 to Jul 99
Staff Psychologist: U. S. Naval Hospital, Okinawa, Japan. Provided individual, group, and marital therapy for active duty military personnel and family members in an adult inpatient and outpatient population in the largest military medical facility outside of the United States. Conducted clinical and liaison service to the emergency room and primary care areas, psychological assessment, training, instructional briefs, specialty evaluations, and violence risk assessments. Provided psychological supervision to psychology resident.
Sep 95 to Sep 96
Psychology Intern: National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD. APA approved clinical psychology internship with major rotations in assessment, outpatient services, and inpatient services. Provided specialty evaluations, individual, group, and family therapy, and received training in crisis management, treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, and military psychology issues through didactic seminars, casework, supervision, and specialty presentations.
Sep 94 to Sep 95
Psychology Pre-intern: Veterans Association Outpatient Clinic, Los Angeles, CA. Conducted intake interviews and Alcohol Treatment Program engagement sessions with predominately low income and minority veterans. Participated in group assessment and individual treatment on Behavioral Medicine team. Conducted individual therapy with dual-diagnosis veterans. Co-led relapse prevention and depression groups in the Alcohol Treatment Program. Conducted neuropsychological and personality testing.
Jul 93 to Jul 94
Psychological Clerk: Los Angeles County Medical Center/University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Conducted psychometric assessment of adult clients with acute psychological disorders in the areas of personality, neuropsychological testing, cognitive functioning, achievement, and generated reports in an inpatient psychiatric setting frequently serving low income and minority clients. Provided Clinical and Liaison assessments and service for psychiatry consults to medical patients during Health Psychology rotation. Performed Neuropsychological testing on an HIV+ outpatient rotation and attended weekly didactic seminars.
Dec 93 to Jul 95
Psychological Assistant: Mental Health Doctors Psychiatric Group, Inc. Glendale, CA. Conducted clinical evaluations and treatment with minorities and engaged in cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic therapy with children, adults, and families.
Jun 93 to Dec 93
Clinical Trainee: Center for Aging Resources/California Christian Homes, Rosemead, CA. Clinician to clients with Alzheimer’s disease. Constructed and implemented activity programming. Assisted in case management with families. Administered brief functional assessments. Provided individual interventions and led process and activity groups.
Sep 92 to Jun 93
Practicum II Student: Center for Aging Resources, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA. In an elderly population, provided individual and group therapy, and conducted neuropsychological testing. Completed rotation on geriatric assessment with treatment team at Huntington Hospital, Pasadena, CA., and attended weekly didactic elder issues seminars.
Sep 91 to Jun 92
Practicum I Student: The Sycamores, Altadena, CA. In a population of emotionally disturbed boys aged 6 to 17, led conjoint group therapy, individual play therapy, and provided personality and cognitive functioning testing. Attended weekly didactic sessions on childhood and adolescent psychopathology.


  • Marlow, D. (1993, August). Unified Theory for Psychology: Dream, Myth or Post-Present Reality. Paper presented at the 101st annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Crispens, J., Marlow, D., & Fulton, A. (1990, April). The 16PF Correlations of the EOMEIS-2 Ideological Identity Status Scales. Poster presented at the 70th annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.


May 01
Teacher of the Year, Department of Leadership, Ethics, and Law, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.
Excellence in Teaching, Honorable Mention (U.S. Naval Academy wide).
Jun 90
Employee of the Year, Behavioral Science Department, Pacific Union College, Angwin, CA.
Aug 90
Outstanding Counselor, Big Lake Youth Camp, near Bend, OR.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Oregon Psychological Association (OPA)
  • Past Legislative Chair, Secretary, and President
  • Currently serving as Past President
  • Association for Contextual Behavior Science (ACBS)