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Are therapists getting a distorted view of domestic violence?

Counsellor Phill Turner gives a short talk to the Male Psychology Conference (June 2017, UCL). Phill describes his own personal journey of discovering that the way he was being trained to do counselling in domestic violence cases was being distorted by something called the Duluth Model of domestic violence.

Phill’s talk made an impact on many people at the conference.

See it here

Making better connections with men and boys

The initiative from Mental Health First Aid England (MHFAE) for World Mental Health Day entitled “Take 10 together” is very welcome overall. However, beneath this simple advice about how to converse with and support each other to improve emotional and mental well-being lurk false assumptions that we are all the same in this respect and that we all benefit from the same modes of communication.

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