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What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic Violence is a violent confrontations between family or household members involving repeated: Physical Harm, Sexual Assault, Fear of Physical Harm, Control of Use of Money, Threatening of Stability and Harm to Children. Family or household members include spouses / former spouses, those in (or formerly in) a dating relationship, adults related by blood or marriage, and those who have a biological or legal parent-child relationship. 

Domestic Violence is also: Willful Intimidation, Physical Assault, Battery, Sexual Assault, Psychological threats and Abuse, Emotional Manipulation and Verbal Insults.

Here are some of the Triggers of Domestic Violence: Acronym HALT is a common one: Hungry Angry Lonely Tired  


The belief system of the Domestic Offender is of one who believes that the acts of hitting, punching, yelling, hair pulling, burning, scratching, assaulting, insulting, shoving, pushing, screaming, intimidating, manipulating, cursing and many more horrific acts are acceptable behaviors in treating a loved one.

It is of essence not only to learn about your triggers and your identification of poor behaviors, but through the domestic violence education and therapy to acquire a complete skill set to deal with frustrations of every day life. Domestic Violence insight will help you with acquiring an understanding about yourself and about the way to communicate and deal with hardships and arguments with your loved ones.


















Kelly Gorsky, LMHC, CCP , CAMS-I  

(646) 764-6562
SelfGrowth@KellyGorsky.Com