PSYCHOLOGICAL AND EMOTIONAL ABUSE

Judith currently provides seminar training based on her PhD research into the experience and effects of psychological and emotional abuse in the whole family, which she denotes as family relational abuse. The qualitative study explored psychological and emotional abuse in relation to four aspects of family: family functioning, family relationships, sense of family, and family conversation about past abuse. For more on this research click here.

At present, training is offered in the form of:

  • in-house training, tailored to meet specific requirements of groups or teams


SEMINAR TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR 2019

PSYCHOLOGICAL AND EMOTIONAL ABUSE IN THE FAMILY - WHAT DO PROFESSIONALS NEED TO KNOW? 1 day SEMINAR TRAINING

Training for professionals who work in the contexts of health, law, community and welfare.

  • This training aims to raise awareness of psychological and emotional abuse as distinct, subtle and nuanced forms of abuse, and alert to their impact upon whole families. It focuses on research findings on the experience and effect of psychological and emotional abuse in the family, considering in detail: family functioning, family relationships, the sense of family, and the capacity to have conversations about the abuse in its wake.

PSYCHOLOGICAL AND EMOTIONAL ABUSE IN THE FAMILY - WHAT DO THERAPISTS NEED TO KNOW? 1 day SEMINAR TRAINING

Training for therapists, clinicians and counsellors.

  • This training focuses on the clinical implications of the research findings into the experience and effect of psychological and emotional abuse on whole families. It is relevant to those who work therapeutically with individuals, couples and families in generalist or mental health contexts. Discussion of research and other case studies aims to highlight ideas for therapists to hold in mind when working with couples and families, particularly those who have past or present experience of psychological and/or emotional abuse. 

For enquiries on 2019 training in Australia please contact via email or the form provided → 

 
In a world where language and naming are power, silence is oppression, is violence.
— Adrienne Rich