Listening with knowledge and empathy.

Listening with knowledge and empathy.

Listening to someone disclosing that they are in an abusive relationship is not easy and whilst I wish I could write a list of things of what to say and what not to say life is just not that simple and domestic violence certainly isn’t. Of course, their certain...
So, what does constitute physical abuse?

So, what does constitute physical abuse?

In my line of work, I hear many stories of abuse every week. Over the years, I have noticed a pattern. Women will say to me, it was never physical abuse, but it was mental and emotional abuse. Then they will go on to tell me things that happened to them while in their...
A thank you on International Women’s Day

A thank you on International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day! It is a day where I stop to think are things getting better in the area of domestic violence? You know I would love to say yes, but if I am honest I would say the answer is a resounding no! We need to keep the conversation...
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