Category Archives: Domestic Violence

Changes at MFT3

As in all things, changes are happening around the offices of MFT3. First, Katherine is reducing her hours in CT as she is building a practice in New Hampshire, kTherapy, in Hanover, NH. Katherine will still be in the CT … Continue reading »

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Domestic Violence and Power in the NFL – Again

I was disappointed (yet unsurprised) to learn of yet another case of serious abuse being perpetrated by a professional sports player against his fiancee Janay Palmer. The tape that is being circulated of NFL player Ray Rice punching then dragging … Continue reading »

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October and Domestic Violence Awareness

October is domestic violence awareness month. I wish it were every month, but I’ll take this for now. I see and hear every day in my office people who are looking for ways out of domestic violence and abuse, people … Continue reading »

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What is a “Victim” of Domestic Violence?

It’s not everyone’s favorite topic to discuss, yet I seem to be doing it every day. Our society has dangerously mistaken only physical violence as domestic violence and has deemed the person with the bruises as the only victim. This … Continue reading »

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Why is Domestic Violence so Hard to Face?

I have been reminded lately, in the shadow of the high-profile murder-suicide perpetuated by Kansas City Chiefs football player Jovan Belcher, that our society has a very hard time acknowledging domestic violence when it sees it. And it’s not just … Continue reading »

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The Marriage Effect

The New York Times Magazine had an interesting article this past weekend titled “Is Marriage Good for Your Health?” and as many can surmise, yes, marriage does have many positive side effects. If you have recently looked into purchasing health … Continue reading »

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Teen Dating Resource

As many of you know, I am a big fan of Love Is Respect.org and they have posted a new resource, a power and control wheel for teens, specifically portraying realistic scenarios in video of teen dating experiences. Each pie … Continue reading »

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Opportunity Lost?

This is my response to the demands made by NOW regarding Paterson and domestic violence. Throwing Baby out with Bathwater I am an energetic and committed advocate for breaking the cycle and silence of domestic violence, but I feel like … Continue reading »

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Reality TV Highs and Lows

I have been pondering this post for some time. As a therapist who is focusing much of my information sharing in these posts as reflections on events in the media, I have been thinking about some of the reality TV … Continue reading »

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Oprah, Denise Richards and Domestic Violence

I stumbled upon the Oprah show yesterday and found myself listening to Denise Richards commenting on the impact/aftermath of her ex-husband Charlie Sheen’s Christmas Day DV arrest in Aspen, CO. What struck me so much was the way in which … Continue reading »

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