|Author:||Farida Sultana & Shila Nair|
Purple Dandelion is the true story of Farida Sultana, an extraordinary Muslim woman and single mother. The book is a reflection of her personal journey as an unconventional child who struggled through her adulthood and married life. Being a survivor of violence and abuse, Farida emerged as a strong advocate against all forms ... read more
"A powerful and important book. Dangerous Relationships could be a life saver." -- Susan Forward, therapist and author. "I would highly recommend this book to anyone who may be in a violent relationship, or to a relative or close personal friend who has concerns about the safety of someone they love." -- Diane P. McGauley... read more
'How one person can endure so much and then rise and be the incredible woman that she is today is a testament to how change comes from within. Lani reminds us how the spirit can fight, no matter how broken and bruised, to make a difference in this world.' Deborah Mailman
A confronting and compelling account of a young... read more
|Author:||Ginny NiCarthy and Sue Davidson|
This bestselling and indispensable guide is straightforward, sensible, and empathetic. With practical and gently guidance, the authors help women work towards building relationships that are healthier and, most importantly, safer. Added chapters include information specifically for deaf women, immigrant women, rural women, ... read more
|Author:||Matthew McKay, Patrick Fanning and Kim Paleg|
Parental anger is a real problem for children and parents. Children may react by being less caring and concerned for others, less accepting of themselves. They are more likely to develop problems at school, in relationships, with drugs, and the law.
This book helps parents who know they are angry too often to identi... read more
"He doesn't mean to hurt me-he just loses control." "He can be sweet and gentle." "He's scared me a few times, but he never hurts the children
In this groundbreaking book, Linda Mills--feminist, scholar, activist, and survivor--challenges the prevailing orthodoxies and maps out a plan to change domestic abuse treatment programs. Drawing on case studies and research from her abuse prevention programs, Mills reveals that intimate abuse is far more complex than we real... read more
|Author:||Audrey Mullender, Gill Hague, Umme Iman, Ellen Malos & Linda Regan|
How do children who live with domestic violence cope? How do they make sense of their experiences? Do they receive the right sort of help from formal and informal sources?Drawing on the newest research designed to hear the voices of children and young people, this important book examines children's experiences and persp... read more
"...compelling reading for anyone working with women and children living with and leaving domestic violence." - From the Foreword by Cathy Humphreys.
Women who leave an abusive relationship often experience feelings of fear, bewilderment, anger and confusion. The trauma caused by domestic violence leaves a legacy that s... read more
|Author:||Edited by Robert A Geffner, Peter G Jaffe, Malies Sudermann|
This important book is designed to promote and stimulate an information exchange about the problem of domestic violence. It presents an international perspective on the legal and mental health issues related to the impact of violence on children.
Discover research from across the United States and around the world on c... read more
This is a brilliantly written, dramatic revelation of what's behind today's stories of "missing" and mysteriously murdered women. In what may be one of the most important, news-making books of the year, Marilee Strong brings years of experience probing the darker areas of human psychology to reveal what is really going on beh... read more
|Author:||Richard A. Stordeur|
This book is designed as a practice guide to lead the counsellor working with men who are violent towards their partners through the specifics of the counselling process. The authors instruct the reader in particular clinical skills, strategies and programme content, present a group treatment programme as the treatment of... read more
|Author:||Dina L. Mcmillan|
This unique self-help book for women, shows how to identify and get out of an abusive relationship before you're in too deep and what to do if you're already in entangled in one.
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
Domestic violence experts offer the first-ever post-traumatic stress disorder treatment approach to help abused women overcome the trauma they have endured and regain control of their lives. It delves into specific problems associated with PTSD. Worksheets reinforce the messages in the text. In addition to addressing the symp... read more
This book is a comprehensive guide to recognizing and dealing with domestic abuse and violence. It outlines the different types and stages of abuse, and provides information on how to change such relationships or escape from them.
This handbook not only provides a clear introduction to the theoretical debates surrounding domestic violence but also offers practical advice on possible interventions.
Focusing on improving the care of clients it covers: the causes of domestic violence, professional issues for the practitioner, the process of interven... read more
This book is a practical guide for counsellors and therapists who work in the field of interventions with men who have engaged in violence or sexual abuse towards partners and family members. The book argues that intervention practices must move beyond attempts to coerce, confront or educate a seemingly unwilling or unmot... read more
This compelling new text explores family violence throughout the life course, with special attention to the social character and institutional causes of family violence. From child abuse and neglect to intimate partner violence and elder abuse, Hattery and Smith ask students to consider how social inequality, especially gende... read more
Once upon a time there was a little girl called Helena. Her life was almost perfect. Only one thing spoiled it. Helena's father was a shouter, everything he said came out in a roar!
This warm, funny story has been translated from German.