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Mens education towards anger and life.


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Vicks Long way Home #TouchOfCare

17-Aug-2019 general. 280 views.

Vicks is partnering with Mission Australia and Coles to help people experiencing homelessness in Australia.


Great afternoon of presentations at Fountain Gate Secondary College

16-Aug-2019 211 views.

Feeling humble to present, to a group of year 12 students, my template of removing the “egg shells” from our relationships.


One day, women wake up and realise they can't live like that anymore - The Age

14-Aug-2019 270 views.

The Age Newspaper have posted a great article about women facing homelessness to escape unsafe situations.


Emotional Abuse

18-Jul-2019 behavioural change, anger management, Domestic Violence. 588 views.

In many ways, emotional abuse can be more psychologically harmful than physical abuse.


Dear Men, Close your eyes

14-Jul-2019 Men's Health, behavioural change. 728 views.

I often remind the teenage boys and the men I work with, this message, when we discuss jealousy and the need to control others.


Behavioural Change

10-Jul-2019 anger, behavioural change, Domestic Violence, Men's Health. 474 views.

Violent behaviour does not suddenly stop.  Commonly, while there are promises that things will change, what often happens is the opposite.  Abuse tends to reoccur and even escalate.  You may have heard of behavioural change, but perhaps you don't really know what it is or have some pre conceived ideas that aren't quite true.  Let's look at behavioural change in depth and why it is the best option for the change of successful changing bad behaviour.


Expectation VS Reality

15-Jun-2019 anger management, Domestic Violence, behavioural change, Masculinity, Men's Health, Relationships. 439 views.

There is a famous quote ‘Expectations are premeditated resentments’. Are our expectations ever met? If a person pins all of their hopes and dreams on an expectation, they are likely to end up disappointed. When a person doesn’t behave the way you expect them to, the disappointment leads to resentment. There is no one harder on a person, than they are on themselves.


Emotional Abuse

24-May-2019 anger, anger management, Domestic Violence, behavioural change. 797 views.

When people think of domestic violence, they often attribute the behaviour to physical acts of violence.  It is important to understand that abuse is not just exclusive or limited to physical behaviour.  Emotional abuse is a typical and common component of family violence that is often dismissed because it is not a physical act, yet is just as damaging to the victim.


Debunking myths surrounding family violence

10-May-2019 anger, anger management, triggers, behavioural change, Domestic Violence, general. 1094 views.

There are a lot of myths surrounding family violences, with many 'excuses' wrongly labelled as a cause. Let's look at some of the common myths surrounding family violence.


The Drum ABC News

05-Apr-2019 anger, anger management, behavioural change, Domestic Violence, Masculinity, Media, Men's Health. 554 views.

On The Drum which aired on Tuesday April 2nd, The panel discusses expectations of men, men's mental health, and physical violence.


Digital Self Harm

25-Mar-2019 583 views.

Self harm can be a range of things from psychological to physical abuse. While it is something we mostly associate with physical acts such as a person cutting, there is a very new worrying trend becoming more common with adolescent teens - in particular males. Digital Self Harm.


A night with Parkdale Primary School Dads

02-Mar-2019 620 views.

Dave joined the Parkdale Primary School Dads for a screening of Call Me Dad