Peel deep dive - understanding coercive control in intimate partner relationships
- Identifying what constitutes coercive and controlling behaviours in the context of intimate partner relationships and the importance of identifying and responding to disclosures of coercive control.
- Helping clients to understand ways of increasing their safety.
- Exploration of the therapist’s internal responses to clients in abusive relationships, and the importance of understanding our own process in relation to these clients.
- An exploration of the common feelings and symptoms experienced by people in abusive relationships.
The aims of the workshops are to;
- raise awareness of how to identify coercive control in relationships
- introduce ways of responding to disclosures of coercive control
- explore our own internal responses to clients in DA relationships
- increase awareness of the process of how domestic abuse develops, and the importance of early intervention and risk management in these cases
Nicole Addis is a UKCP registered psychotherapist and founder of Peel Psychological Consultancy, with a special interest in trauma. Katy Scott, is a UKCP Accredited Psychotherapist and counsellor who works with young people and adults. Katy has a special interest in coercive controlling behaviours in relationships.