Myths and Truths

Domestic Abuse, Myths and Truths, Columbia Treatment Center

Here are three myths and truths about an effective program to help men and domestic abuse. Myth #1   Marital counseling can help the couple improve their relationship. The Truth: Offering marital counseling gives the offender a rationalization for his behavior. Couples counseling should only be provided after the offender has successfully completed a reputable domestic violence program, the person … Read More

Quarantined with an Angry and Abusive Family Member?

Dealing with an Angry and Abusive Family Member, Columbia Treatment Center

Being isolated at home with family and other household members can be very, very stressful. It is very scary to be in a home with an abusive family member. On top of the recent quarantine due to COVID-19, domestic violence and abuse is rising worldwide. In fact, for many homes, the violence is becoming more frequent, more severe and more … Read More