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Reach Grounded Program

29th August 2019 Reading Time: 1 minutes 565 views.

Feeling very humble to be working with these amazing young men at the REACH Grounded Program

Domestic & Family Violence Assistance Program - Commonwealth Bank

28th August 2019 Reading Time: 3 minutes Anger, General, Domestic Violence. 3932 views.

If you or someone you know has been a member of the Commonwealth Bank for more than six months and are in an unsafe domestic violence situation, you have access to the Domestic and Family Violence Grant.

Vicks Long way Home #TouchOfCare

17th August 2019 Reading Time: 1 minutes General. 572 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

16th August 2019 Reading Time: 1 minutes 598 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

14th August 2019 Reading Time: 1 minutes 644 views.

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

Emotional Abuse

18th July 2019 Reading Time: 1 minutes Behavioural Change, Anger Management, Domestic Violence. 2041 views.

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

Dear Men, Close your eyes

14th July 2019 Reading Time: 1 minutes Men's Health, Behavioural Change. 1662 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

10th July 2019 Reading Time: 7 minutes Anger, Behavioural Change, Domestic Violence, Men's Health. 1162 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

15th June 2019 Reading Time: 4 minutes Anger Management, Domestic Violence, Behavioural Change, Masculinity, Men's Health, Relationships. 1096 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

24th May 2019 Reading Time: 3 minutes Anger, Anger Management, Domestic Violence, Behavioural Change. 1894 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.