Strategies To Prevent Domestic Violence: Raising Awareness and Stopping Violence Before It Begins

by Dr. Anchal Goyal Editor(s): Dr. A.D. Gray; Tabitha M. Chapman, MFT Domestic violence is serious, it affects a large proportion of the population. The harm it causes can last a lifetime and spans generations. This has caused serious adverse Read More …

The Bad and The Ugly About Coercive Control

by Dr. Amber D. Gray, DBH Domestic violence is about power and control (Gosselin, 2018; Walker, 1979; Walker, 2000). While no single theory fits the totality of the nuances of domestic violence, an abuser’s need for power and control is Read More …

Violence, and Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Psychophysiologic Affects of Witnessing Abuse

Dr. Amber D. Gray, DBH Children who witness abuse and violence experience various types of psychophysiologic consequences (Ali & McGarry, 2020; Bradbury-Jones, Morris, Sammut, Humphreys, 2020; Walker, 2013; Van Der Kolk, 2014). When it comes to children, it must be Read More …

Dissociative Identity Disorder: How the Movies Got It Wrong

by Dr. Amber D. Gray, CCFDVC, DBH Let’s Talk Dissociative Identity Disorder Let’s talk about dissociation. The not so new kid on the block, that many individuals still don’t understand anything about. What is dissociation? According to Marlene Steinberg, M.D., Read More …