Abuse

Abuse can take many forms – it could be verbal, emotional or physical. Even after the abuse has ended, survivors are often left with intense negative feelings. But the good news is, you don’t have to figure it out on your own. If you or someone you know is suffering from abuse of any kind, contact one of our specialists today to get help.

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Narcissist dick or controlling, manipulative behaviors in others is not acceptable. Finding safety, security oh, and a place to fully express your feelings invaluable. I conduct ongoing support groups for like-minded people in toxic relationships with unpredictable partners.

— Barbara Beck, Marriage & Family Therapist in Leawood, KS

The majority of my experience has been working with adults who've suffered abuse, any kind and at anytime in their lives, whether as an adult or child. I've received ongoing training on treating trauma and have a special certification in clinical trauma treatment. You will always receive trauma-informed care from me, free of blaming, assuming and judging.

— Britney Monahan, Licensed Professional Counselor
 

Pathological Love Relationships (PLR), commonly known as Narcissistic Abuse, shows up in many ways. It can show up in your marriage, friendships, or even in your church. We use the most recent evidence-based research and treatment methods to help you understand why you find yourself targeted by these people, how to discern facts from fiction cultivated by the pathological person, how to unravel yourself from the relationship and identify these people in the future to avoid being targeted again.

— Sydney Chipman, Licensed Master of Social Work in Dallas, TX

I am trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, a modality primarily developed for trauma treatment. I have extensive experience working with clients with a history of abuse.

— Samar Wahid, Licensed Mental Health Counselor
 

I have training and experience in treating various forms of abuse, including physical, sexual, spiritual, and emotional.

— Jacqueline Campbell, Therapist in Ooltewah, TN

Narcissistic, controlling, or manipulative behaviors in others are not acceptable. Finding safety, security, and a place to fully express your feelings is invaluable. I conduct ongoing support groups for like-minded people in toxic relationships with unpredictable partners. I utilize EMDR therapy and Accelerated Resolution Therapy to treat painful experiences and trauma. We don't like the word abuse, yet emotional manipulation and gaslighting are abusive. We may feel trapped in a loop.

— Barbara Beck, Marriage & Family Therapist in Leawood, KS
 

Recovering from domestic violence and/or sexual violence, whether it happened to you as a child or an adult; religious abuse, leaving high demand groups; religious trauma; narcissistic abuse

— Katy Perkins Coveney, Clinical Social Worker in Fayetteville, NC

Childhood abuse, interpersonal violence, traumatic events, chronic stress, burnout, and compassion fatigue - all can have devastating impacts on our ability to function. I have focused my education and experience on trauma healing and enjoy a variety of approaches tailored to each individual. You don't have to talk about the bad things that happen to you anymore. There are a myriad of techniques to calm your nervous system, reprocess your experiences, and reconnect with the world around you.

— Lisa Carr, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Winston-Salem, NC
 

I specialize in domestic violence, intimate partner violence, abuse from family of origin, and sexual violence. I have volunteered and worked in domestic and sexual violence since 2011. I've worked with children and women to start new lives free of violence and heal from the traumatic past for a safer future. I worked at a women's shelter for 5 years and was an adolescent trauma therapist for 2 years at a therapy agency.

— Toni Richter, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Saint Louis, MO

We work with many people who have experienced abuse, from physical abuse and neglect to domestic abuse to sex trafficking survivors and more. No matter what type of abuse you have experienced, the symptoms are the same as you body tries to protect you from further abuse across all environments and in your relationships with people. You can experience a fuller life and you can get through this. Call today!

— Joy Johnson,
 

The majority of my experience has been working with adults who've suffered abuse, any kind and at anytime in their lives, whether as an adult or child. I've received ongoing training on treating trauma and have a special certification in clinical trauma treatment. You will always receive trauma-informed care from me, free of blaming, assuming and judging.

— Britney Monahan, Licensed Professional Counselor

I specialize in Narcissistic Abuse, Psychological, Emotional, and Verbal Abuse. Narcissistic Abuse is a paralyzing form of abuse. Tactics employed are psychological abuse, emotional abuse, verbal abuse, gaslighting, love bombing, crazy making, narcissistic rage, betrayal and sometimes physical and sexual abuse. Victims of this type of abuse lose their true identity in the relationship. I empower clients to rediscover their true self and inner strength to overcome the abuse they endured.

— Cindy Hyde, Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, TX
 

I work with clients who feel broken, unlovable, and stuck. This is often the result of hurtful messages they received growing up that they continue to believe. Abuse often takes away self-confidence and leaves shame, self-doubt and self-hatred in its place. This self-loathing leads us to continue to hurt ourselves through toxic relationships, unsafe sex, drugs and alcohol, and self-sabotage. I can help you reclaim yourself and help you get in touch with your inherent worthiness.

— Diana Teich, Marriage & Family Therapist in Nashville, TN

I regularly work with individuals who have endured various types of abuse (e.g., emotional, physical, sexual, and financial), along with other forms of trauma.

— Nick Rudauskas, Psychotherapist
 

I have dealt with clients' physical, mental, emotional, and sexual abuse issues and utilize the Gestalt open chair exercise

— Kenneth Miyake, Licensed Professional Counselor in Lombard, IL