Domestic Abuse Therapists in San Francisco, CA

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Judith Tripp
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
San Francisco, CA 94114
Thirty-four years of experience have taught me what works in therapy. I utilize techniques from psychodynamic, cognitive, somatic and transpersonal approaches. I have skill and experience working with people who are anxious or depressed. I have worked successfully with people who have experienced childhood sexual abuse and people who have had difficulty in relationships. I will meet you with respect and compassion and work with you to develop a strategy for healing your wounds, disappointments and existential dilemmas. Together we will work to reveal the best of you-freed from debilitating family patterns, constraining belief systems and dysfunctional habits
Thirty-four years of experience have taught me what works in therapy. I utilize techniques from psychodynamic, cognitive, somatic and transpersonal approaches. I have skill and experience working with people who are anxious or depressed. I have worked successfully with people who have experienced childhood sexual abuse and people who have had difficulty in relationships. I will meet you with respect and compassion and work with you to develop a strategy for healing your wounds, disappointments and existential dilemmas. Together we will work to reveal the best of you-freed from debilitating family patterns, constraining belief systems and dysfunctional habits
(650) 385-8345 View (650) 385-8345
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Kelly Lloyd
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94117
My name is Kelly Lloyd, and I’m a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in California. I have experience working with a variety of diagnoses and issues, including depression, anxiety, substance use, PTSD, domestic violence, life transitions, LGBTQIA+ issues, and gender identity. I have worked with diverse populations, including homeless and low-income adults, survivors of domestic violence, adolescents, and families. My approach is psychodynamic, strengths-based, and client-centered. I also like to incorporate practical tools to help my clients improve their daily lives.
My name is Kelly Lloyd, and I’m a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in California. I have experience working with a variety of diagnoses and issues, including depression, anxiety, substance use, PTSD, domestic violence, life transitions, LGBTQIA+ issues, and gender identity. I have worked with diverse populations, including homeless and low-income adults, survivors of domestic violence, adolescents, and families. My approach is psychodynamic, strengths-based, and client-centered. I also like to incorporate practical tools to help my clients improve their daily lives.
(818) 862-3724 View (818) 862-3724
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Sheena Craig
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118
I currently work with adult and adolescent individuals and couples. The issues I deal with include depression and dysthymia, panic attacks, stress, generalized anxiety disorder, gender identity disorder, obsessions and compulsions, childhood sexual trauma, childhood physical abuse, grief and loss, relationship difficulties, communication conflict, commitment, intimacy, sexual difficulties, insecurity, trust, infidelity and social phobia.
I currently work with adult and adolescent individuals and couples. The issues I deal with include depression and dysthymia, panic attacks, stress, generalized anxiety disorder, gender identity disorder, obsessions and compulsions, childhood sexual trauma, childhood physical abuse, grief and loss, relationship difficulties, communication conflict, commitment, intimacy, sexual difficulties, insecurity, trust, infidelity and social phobia.
(415) 858-6152 View (415) 858-6152
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David Torres
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94114  (Online Only)
I specialize working with individuals who have endured/are enduring narcissistic abuse (like gaslighting and emotional manipulation) who often arrive at therapy feeling confused and depressed. Victims of narcissistic partners/family often struggle with self-blame, fueling a painful cycle of self-doubt, shame, and depression. I also work with sexual abuse and complex trauma, and substance misuse. We will focus on rebuilding self-esteem and embracing a future where you feel validated and strong.
I specialize working with individuals who have endured/are enduring narcissistic abuse (like gaslighting and emotional manipulation) who often arrive at therapy feeling confused and depressed. Victims of narcissistic partners/family often struggle with self-blame, fueling a painful cycle of self-doubt, shame, and depression. I also work with sexual abuse and complex trauma, and substance misuse. We will focus on rebuilding self-esteem and embracing a future where you feel validated and strong.
(415) 335-9429 View (415) 335-9429
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Rita Camacho
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
San Francisco, CA 94114
I am a Noe Valley therapist who has navigated through many challenges in life. My experience allows me to offer compassion, empathy and a unique perspective for individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, loneliness, abuse recovery, grief and loss, challenging relationships and divorce. I have extensive experience and compassion with working with individuals who struggle with toxic relationships. My focus is to help individuals and couples cope with life's challenges, and I firmly believe that everyone has the ability to develop a life path that works best for them.
I am a Noe Valley therapist who has navigated through many challenges in life. My experience allows me to offer compassion, empathy and a unique perspective for individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, loneliness, abuse recovery, grief and loss, challenging relationships and divorce. I have extensive experience and compassion with working with individuals who struggle with toxic relationships. My focus is to help individuals and couples cope with life's challenges, and I firmly believe that everyone has the ability to develop a life path that works best for them.
(415) 231-3219 View (415) 231-3219
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Bay Area Gestalt Institute
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified Verified
16 Endorsed
San Francisco, CA 94117
We are Bay Area Gestalt Institute (BAGI), a non-profit collective of highly trained marriage and family therapists and associates, providing affordable psychotherapy throughout the Bay Area. We offer counseling to individuals, couples, families, and children. Our work is active, creative and holistic. Our therapists work with a variety of issues including: * Relationship Issues * Anxiety * Depression * LGBTQI Concerns * Trauma * Substance Use / Abuse * Eating Disorders * Spiritual * Personal Growth * Integration of Non-Ordinary States
We are Bay Area Gestalt Institute (BAGI), a non-profit collective of highly trained marriage and family therapists and associates, providing affordable psychotherapy throughout the Bay Area. We offer counseling to individuals, couples, families, and children. Our work is active, creative and holistic. Our therapists work with a variety of issues including: * Relationship Issues * Anxiety * Depression * LGBTQI Concerns * Trauma * Substance Use / Abuse * Eating Disorders * Spiritual * Personal Growth * Integration of Non-Ordinary States
(415) 969-3361 View (415) 969-3361
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Luanna Rodgers
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94122
I assist women, especially those with issues of body image, sexuality, health, relationships, abuse, career, stress, and depression.
I am a caring, empathetic, and experienced therapist with more than 20 years in practice. I can assist you to find your unique life's path, overcome obstacles such as difficult emotions and past trauma, and expand your potential for happiness. I work with individuals, families, and people in many sorts of relationships, especially in the areas of anxiety and stress management, trauma and post-traumatic stress, depression, self worth and self-actualization, gender identity, sexuality and intimacy, and life transitions.
I assist women, especially those with issues of body image, sexuality, health, relationships, abuse, career, stress, and depression.
I am a caring, empathetic, and experienced therapist with more than 20 years in practice. I can assist you to find your unique life's path, overcome obstacles such as difficult emotions and past trauma, and expand your potential for happiness. I work with individuals, families, and people in many sorts of relationships, especially in the areas of anxiety and stress management, trauma and post-traumatic stress, depression, self worth and self-actualization, gender identity, sexuality and intimacy, and life transitions.
(415) 697-3853 View (415) 697-3853
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Julie B Robbins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94121
I have had extensive experience in: child abuse, sexual abuse, domestic violence, trauma, divorce, adoption, fertility, chronic illness and pain, depression and anxiety, families with special needs, learning differences, school adjustments, career changes, sexual intimacy.
After over 30 years of clinical practice I realize that getting involved in therapy takes great strength, endurance, and commitment. I am always willing to offer clients a safe environment with my own strength and commitment to do the work that needs to be done. My work with children has helped me work more effectively with adults and my work with adults have helped me work more effectively with the children.Please note that during the virus crisis I am conducting sessions both in person(with some requirements) and on a Hippa approved video therapy network.
I have had extensive experience in: child abuse, sexual abuse, domestic violence, trauma, divorce, adoption, fertility, chronic illness and pain, depression and anxiety, families with special needs, learning differences, school adjustments, career changes, sexual intimacy.
After over 30 years of clinical practice I realize that getting involved in therapy takes great strength, endurance, and commitment. I am always willing to offer clients a safe environment with my own strength and commitment to do the work that needs to be done. My work with children has helped me work more effectively with adults and my work with adults have helped me work more effectively with the children.Please note that during the virus crisis I am conducting sessions both in person(with some requirements) and on a Hippa approved video therapy network.
(415) 802-0532 View (415) 802-0532
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Leanne Carter
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94123
These clients were often struggling with a range of concerns including relationship concerns, life transitions, anxiety, depression and drug/substance abuse.
I work collaboratively to help you become aware of your strengths and start finding solutions that will enhance your life and relationships. Being mindful of how societal attitudes about success, gender, age, class, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, body image and relationships impact our experience of life helps guide the work. In a supportive environment I work with individuals as they explore and learn to live their life, in their own context, in their own way.
These clients were often struggling with a range of concerns including relationship concerns, life transitions, anxiety, depression and drug/substance abuse.
I work collaboratively to help you become aware of your strengths and start finding solutions that will enhance your life and relationships. Being mindful of how societal attitudes about success, gender, age, class, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, body image and relationships impact our experience of life helps guide the work. In a supportive environment I work with individuals as they explore and learn to live their life, in their own context, in their own way.
(415) 843-1936 View (415) 843-1936
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Nicole Therese Muller
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94122
I have specialized experience working with Intimate partner violence, relationships, addiction and trauma.
Talking with a therapist provides a safe place to talk about painful thoughts, feelings and stressors. You may be feeling sad, angry, anxious or stuck. You may be unable to control negative thoughts, unhealthy behaviors, engaging in unhealthy relationships or repeating destructive patterns. You may be distressed from memories related to traumatic events. It takes courage to talk to another person about these undesirable and distressing parts of your life. I offer a safe space to talk and be listened to. When you are ready, I’d like to help you feel better about yourself, your relationships and your life.
I have specialized experience working with Intimate partner violence, relationships, addiction and trauma.
Talking with a therapist provides a safe place to talk about painful thoughts, feelings and stressors. You may be feeling sad, angry, anxious or stuck. You may be unable to control negative thoughts, unhealthy behaviors, engaging in unhealthy relationships or repeating destructive patterns. You may be distressed from memories related to traumatic events. It takes courage to talk to another person about these undesirable and distressing parts of your life. I offer a safe space to talk and be listened to. When you are ready, I’d like to help you feel better about yourself, your relationships and your life.
(415) 592-6500 View (415) 592-6500
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Vernon Lee
Psychologist, PhD, CSAT-S
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94104  (Online Only)
moMENtum provides primary treatment (education/counseling services) for male individuals who have admitted to committing acts of domestic violence or have been convicted of criminal offenses against a current or former adult family member or intimate partner.
In a field with very few recognized experts, Dr. Lee is an acknowledged professional in the assessment and treatment of persons with addictive sexual disorders and domestic violence.Clients come to us for professional and compassionate guidance in creating the most appropriate treatment plan for their success.
moMENtum provides primary treatment (education/counseling services) for male individuals who have admitted to committing acts of domestic violence or have been convicted of criminal offenses against a current or former adult family member or intimate partner.
In a field with very few recognized experts, Dr. Lee is an acknowledged professional in the assessment and treatment of persons with addictive sexual disorders and domestic violence.Clients come to us for professional and compassionate guidance in creating the most appropriate treatment plan for their success.
(415) 842-4206 View (415) 842-4206
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Lusa Hung
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94122  (Online Only)
I practice exclusively with online clients residing in WA, CA & NY. I am out of network for all insurance panels. Psychology has always been a passion of mine in some shape or form. I have 14 yrs of clinical experience working with culturally diverse populations in international and domestic settings. My approach is mindfulness-based with a blend of CBT, person-centered therapy and Motivational Interviewing. I have expertise treating a wide range of psychological issues spanning the spectrum of depression, trauma/anxiety, relationship difficulties, and life adjustments, serving people across the lifespan and in different settings.
I practice exclusively with online clients residing in WA, CA & NY. I am out of network for all insurance panels. Psychology has always been a passion of mine in some shape or form. I have 14 yrs of clinical experience working with culturally diverse populations in international and domestic settings. My approach is mindfulness-based with a blend of CBT, person-centered therapy and Motivational Interviewing. I have expertise treating a wide range of psychological issues spanning the spectrum of depression, trauma/anxiety, relationship difficulties, and life adjustments, serving people across the lifespan and in different settings.
(415) 825-3514 View (415) 825-3514
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Carol Gomez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94105  (Online Only)
My foundational work and experience is rooted in decades of hands-on social justice, advocacy and community organizing work primarily with communities of color, immigrants, refugees, LGBTQ+ folx and survivors of partner violence, sexual violence and labor exploitation.
My foundational work and experience is rooted in decades of hands-on social justice, advocacy and community organizing work primarily with communities of color, immigrants, refugees, LGBTQ+ folx and survivors of partner violence, sexual violence and labor exploitation.
(415) 903-4648 View (415) 903-4648
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Niki Khanna
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, AMFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94110  (Online Only)
With a background in Sex Education, Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Abuse Prevention I have spent over 20 years helping people process both the joys and sorrows of relationships.
I take a very straightforward, yet warm and non-judgmental approach to my work. I offer client-centered therapy with an emphasis on helping individuals reach wholeness and authenticity. I do not believe I can be an authority on anyone else’s experience, but I might be able to offer a perspective that helps someone see their life in another way. We can explore together not just the thoughts you are having, but also the way you relate to others and the way you relate to your body and what it expresses.
With a background in Sex Education, Sexual Assault and Intimate Partner Abuse Prevention I have spent over 20 years helping people process both the joys and sorrows of relationships.
I take a very straightforward, yet warm and non-judgmental approach to my work. I offer client-centered therapy with an emphasis on helping individuals reach wholeness and authenticity. I do not believe I can be an authority on anyone else’s experience, but I might be able to offer a perspective that helps someone see their life in another way. We can explore together not just the thoughts you are having, but also the way you relate to others and the way you relate to your body and what it expresses.
(415) 886-0547 View (415) 886-0547
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Lee Rather
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94115
I am a Licensed Psychologist who works with adults in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and couples therapy, Over the last 25 years, I have helped people with a wide range of problems including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, sexual concerns, interpersonal relationship issues, career obstacles, blocks in creativity, and the process of coming to terms with difficult and traumatic life situations. Usually my work extends further in helping people discover and develop a more lively and authentic sense of self, which in turn brings a sense of deeper meaningfulness and engagement in life.
I am a Licensed Psychologist who works with adults in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and couples therapy, Over the last 25 years, I have helped people with a wide range of problems including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, sexual concerns, interpersonal relationship issues, career obstacles, blocks in creativity, and the process of coming to terms with difficult and traumatic life situations. Usually my work extends further in helping people discover and develop a more lively and authentic sense of self, which in turn brings a sense of deeper meaningfulness and engagement in life.
(415) 763-5972 View (415) 763-5972
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Yashua Gonzalez Robledo
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
San Francisco, CA 94102
I'm also gay and I love working with people from a wide range of backgrounds and have particular experience with LGBTQ individuals, immigrants, and survivors of trauma and domestic abuse.
Are you feeling stuck in life, struggling with depression, anxiety, shame, relationship conflicts, or patterns you want to change? I’m here to support you in finding your way, cultivating self-awareness, and greater clarity. I approach therapy with warmth, sensitivity, and compassion. Our work together will hold a space for you to feel seen, heard, and understood. We will identify your goals, get attuned to what you need, and how to achieve it while learning to be gentle with yourself in the process.
I'm also gay and I love working with people from a wide range of backgrounds and have particular experience with LGBTQ individuals, immigrants, and survivors of trauma and domestic abuse.
Are you feeling stuck in life, struggling with depression, anxiety, shame, relationship conflicts, or patterns you want to change? I’m here to support you in finding your way, cultivating self-awareness, and greater clarity. I approach therapy with warmth, sensitivity, and compassion. Our work together will hold a space for you to feel seen, heard, and understood. We will identify your goals, get attuned to what you need, and how to achieve it while learning to be gentle with yourself in the process.
(415) 638-9804 View (415) 638-9804
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Karyn Mendoza
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94105  (Online Only)
I’ve worked with people of all ages who identify with issues of trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship conflicts, work-related issues, self-esteem, substance abuse, and day to day stressors.
I came to this work with a deep desire to support others on their journey toward healing and wholehearted living. My approach is a trauma informed lens that affirms client’s culture, gender identity, and strengths. I create safe, inclusive, and warm environments that are uplifting while giving space to address the challenges that are standing in the way of living your best life.
I’ve worked with people of all ages who identify with issues of trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship conflicts, work-related issues, self-esteem, substance abuse, and day to day stressors.
I came to this work with a deep desire to support others on their journey toward healing and wholehearted living. My approach is a trauma informed lens that affirms client’s culture, gender identity, and strengths. I create safe, inclusive, and warm environments that are uplifting while giving space to address the challenges that are standing in the way of living your best life.
(415) 687-5672 View (415) 687-5672
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Nika Ayat
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
San Francisco, CA 94102
I work with passionate people who deeply want to feel connected and loved, but find themselves hurting in relationships. My clients come from backgrounds where they weren’t taught healthy relationship skills, and they realize they're stuck in patterns they want to change, such as self-judgment or blame, self-sabotage, avoidance, relational anxiety, codependency, or abuse. My mindset is everyone is doing the best they can with what they know. With a curious mind and multicultural lens, I help make meaning of your experiences, shed light on what exists outside your awareness, and help you learn new ways of feeling connected and loved.
I work with passionate people who deeply want to feel connected and loved, but find themselves hurting in relationships. My clients come from backgrounds where they weren’t taught healthy relationship skills, and they realize they're stuck in patterns they want to change, such as self-judgment or blame, self-sabotage, avoidance, relational anxiety, codependency, or abuse. My mindset is everyone is doing the best they can with what they know. With a curious mind and multicultural lens, I help make meaning of your experiences, shed light on what exists outside your awareness, and help you learn new ways of feeling connected and loved.
(415) 914-9238 View (415) 914-9238
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Melinda Joyner
Associate Clinical Social Worker
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94118  (Online Only)
I am a therapist that will invest in you. I am a licensed Master's level Social Worker that has worked in multiple states. I have worked with various populations that include victims of Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis. I have worked with teens and young adults suffering from Depression and Anxiety. I have helped new and older parents find balance. I'm experienced in working with Sex workers. I provided therapeutic services for individuals with HIV/AIDS and other STI's. I will listen to you and help you to achieve the best possible outcome for your situation. With commitment anything is possible
I am a therapist that will invest in you. I am a licensed Master's level Social Worker that has worked in multiple states. I have worked with various populations that include victims of Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis. I have worked with teens and young adults suffering from Depression and Anxiety. I have helped new and older parents find balance. I'm experienced in working with Sex workers. I provided therapeutic services for individuals with HIV/AIDS and other STI's. I will listen to you and help you to achieve the best possible outcome for your situation. With commitment anything is possible
(415) 862-3477 View (415) 862-3477
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Nina Atanassova
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified Verified
San Francisco, CA 94112  (Online Only)
I help clients with issues related to: * Depression and Anxiety * Stress Management * Domestic Violence * Anger Management * Self Esteem Issues * Communication and Relationship Issues * Adolescent Behavioral Issues * Trauma, Grief and Loss * Parenting and Step-Parenting Issues.
In my practice, I believe that the process of change requires an approach that is tailored to each individual's unique style and needs. I strive to create a collaborative, caring, and supportive atmosphere that will assist you in identifying and changing the thoughts, the behaviors, and the interpersonal styles that are no longer effective for you. I offer confidential, supportive and caring environment free of judgment that will facilitate your journey through difficulties and challenges.
I help clients with issues related to: * Depression and Anxiety * Stress Management * Domestic Violence * Anger Management * Self Esteem Issues * Communication and Relationship Issues * Adolescent Behavioral Issues * Trauma, Grief and Loss * Parenting and Step-Parenting Issues.
In my practice, I believe that the process of change requires an approach that is tailored to each individual's unique style and needs. I strive to create a collaborative, caring, and supportive atmosphere that will assist you in identifying and changing the thoughts, the behaviors, and the interpersonal styles that are no longer effective for you. I offer confidential, supportive and caring environment free of judgment that will facilitate your journey through difficulties and challenges.
(628) 244-9011 View (628) 244-9011

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Domestic Abuse Therapists

What are the most effective ways to recover from domestic abuse?

Leaving an abusive relationship requires tremendous courage, so survivors in treatment should recognize that they have already completed the most important step. Still, the trauma of physical or emotional abuse can be difficult to process and overcome. Therapy can help survivors process trauma, grief, and difficult emotions, treat relevant mental health symptoms, and create a new framework for boundaries and relationships in the future. For some, support groups can also be an invaluable outlet for healing.

When should an individual seek help for domestic abuse?

Victims of intimate partner violence should seek help immediately. It can take substantial time, planning, energy, and courage to leave an abusive relationship, but starting the process—by seeking therapy, calling the domestic violence hotline, or simply confiding in a loved one—will help them get there. Those who have left abusive relationships but haven’t sought treatment can also greatly benefit from therapy to process and heal from the experience.

What are the consequences of staying in an abusive relationship?

Remaining in an abusive relationship has serious repercussions. In addition to the ongoing threat of physical danger and emotional abuse, research shows that intimate partner violence is associated with a range of mental health disorders including depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and substance abuse. Therefore it’s important for individuals in an abusive relationship to seek help as soon as possible.

How can you get domestic abuse treatment for someone else?

It can be very complicated to identify and leave an abusive relationship; barriers include the threat of violence, financial instability, and family pressures. Those concerned about a loved one in an abusive relationship should talk to them about the situation, provide them with resources such as the domestic violence hotline, and introduce the idea of seeing a therapist due to their concern for the person’s safety and well-being.