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People in abusive relationships

People in abusive relationships

Working with couples is something I have done for many years. During my work experience, I have gained a lot of information and knowledge in the types of people who tend to end up in abusive relationships. Abusive relationships can happen to the best of […]

Emotional abuse in relationships

Emotional abuse in relationships

  Emotional abuse in relationships Unfortunately, many people use others to take their frustrations out on. They have a bad day at work and they transfer that anger and frustration on to a ‘safer target’ – usually a boyfriend/girlfriend/husband or wife. This behaviour is incredibly […]

Why it’s no good to stay in an unsuitable relationship

Why it’s no good to stay in an unsuitable relationship

  Why it’s no good to stay in an unsuitable relationship Let’s clarify what an unsuitable relationship is. Relationships sit on a continuum with truly awful relationships at one end and perfectly satisfying relationships at the other. This post refers mainly to relationships where there […]

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for trauma

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for trauma

  Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for trauma CBT can be used for all sorts of problems ranging from anxiety, depression to post-traumatic stress disorder. I found this brilliant summary of CBT and have copied it below: The Secret of Overcoming Verbal Abuse: Getting Off the Emotional […]

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence Domestic violence (now more commonly referred to as domestic abuse), is a broad umbrella term for many types of abuse that take place, mostly behind closed doors. Domestic violence can be divided into three categories: 1) Physical violence 2) Emotional abuse […]

Normalising Bad Behaviour

Normalising Bad Behaviour

Normalising Bad Behaviour In the beginning of a relationship, things will seem great. When you are with someone who has a tendency to be abusive, there will be subtle signs that begin to emerge. Normally, these signs are definitely visible by the 3rd or 4th […]

Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse

  Domestic abuse is widespread and often goes unreported. There are many fears around domestic abuse and often the abused person has become worn down by their abuser, as well as the constant criticisms and insults. Many believe they have somehow contributed to the situation. […]

Abusive Relationships

Abusive Relationships

  Abusive relationships Abuse in relationships is an area that I specialise in, not only from a professional stance but also from a personal one. my mother and her two sisters all experienced abusive relationships. Abuse comes in many forms-physical, emotional and verbal. My mother […]