Category Archives: domestic violence

8 Unconscious Beliefs that Hide Behind the Aggression that manifest itself as Domestic Violence

As a child, I was the unfortunate childhood witness to domestic violence. Those events shaped who I have become today, and as a mental health practitioner and a student of anger, conflict and domestic violence I see the world through … Continue reading

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The Domestic Batterer’s Manifesto

As a childhood witness to domestic violence, a mental health practitioner and a student of aggression in its various forms, I believe I have a unique insight into the mind of the batterer. I philosophy believe that some aggression is … Continue reading

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Is Your Anger a Sign of Grief?

Sometimes if it quacks like a duck and walks like a duck it may not be a duck. In the case of anger sometimes the appearance of aggression and hostility may not be anger. In fact, it may be a … Continue reading

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Anger and the Emotional Vocabulary

Some years ago I wrote a series of articles titled, “Change Your Language Reduce Your Anger.” In those articles I introduced the idea that anger management can be achieved if we learn an emotional vocabulary. Since then, my position has … Continue reading

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Anger Management: Different from Domestic Violence

I often get calls from women and men seeking anger management classes but on further investigation I determine that these individuals need domestic violence (DV) interventions. Callers are often confused by my referral to DV interventions which leads to an … Continue reading

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