Do you know one of these men? The catch-me-if-you-can lover... Phil's romantic and passionate one minute, distant and cold the next. The deviously manipulative coworker or boss... Jack denies resenting Nora's rapid rise in the company, but when they're assigned to work together on a project, he undermines her. The obstruc... read more
Expert guidance in stopping and recovering from abuse In her new book, renowned psychotherapist Beverly Engel returns to the topic that made her famous abuse and recovery from abuse. Engel argues that the primary way survivors can avoid abusing others the way they were abused is to work on their own recovery.
In Bre... read more
In the bestselling tradition of The Emotionally Abused Woman "A good, solid treatment of an insidious but all-too-common type of relationship...Engel doesn't just describe she shows us the way out." Susan Forward, PhD, author of Emotional Blackmail Emotional abuse is a major epidemic in our culture. In this prescriptive book,... read more
This compassionate and practical self-help guide has helped thousands of NZ women to identify verbal and emotional abuse in destructive relationships, and to make changes. This is one of the first books written for women suffering from emotional abuse rather than physical abuse at the hands of their male partners. This boo... read more
It was Patricia Evans who first brought the critical issue of verbal abuse to national attention with the publication of her groundbreaking classic The Verbally Abusive Relationship. In the decade since, she's become the foremost advocate for the billions of victims of verbal abuse here and around the world.
From her be... read more
|Author:||Evan D. Stark|
One of the most important books ever written on domestic violence, Coercive Control breaks through entrenched views of physical abuse that have ultimately failed to protect women. Evan Stark, founder of one of America's first battered women's shelters, shows how "domestic violence" is neither primarily domestic nor necessari... read more
Combining practical applications with the clinical research with the trademark support, this work shows victims of verbal abuse how to empower themselves, improve their relationships, and change their lives for the better.
With the insight and sensible, compassionate guidance which have distinguished her previous books Engel addresses one of the biggest segments of the recovery audience--and one of its most pressing issues: the emotional abuse of women by those they work with, live with, and love.
|Author:||Marti Tamm Loring|
This is a treatment model for the subtle but devastating impact of the pervasive, chronic, and ongoing process in which one individual systematically diminishes and destroys the inner self of another.
Marti Tamm Loring uses her own research and clinical work with emotionally abused women to explore the components of bo... read more
Describes the "controlling personality," explaining why these people try to run other's lives, the compulsion that drives this behavior, and how to break free from this type of person.
If your partner: seems iritated or angry at you several times a week; denies being angry when he clearly is; does not work with you to resolve important issues; rarely or never seems to share thoughts or plans with you; or tells you that he has no idea what you are talking about when you try to discuss imortant problems...thi... read more
Challenged By Childhood gently guides the readers on a journey of self-discovery and healing: facing painful memories, taking stock of ongoing difficulties and addressing these is a forthright manner.
Readers are encouraged to develop pride in their early coping ability, recognise their resilience, acknowledge the heali... read more