Stopping Teen Abusive Relationships

This statistic should shock:  Approximately one in three adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner.(1) I hear about these relationships all the time in therapy, from teens experiencing toxic...

The Connection Between Anger and Shame

Anger and shame are strong emotions that we have all experienced, but there is actually a connection.  Because of my experience in an abusive relationship, I saw this connection play out firsthand. I also see it in therapy patients every day. It’s clear that...