The Power to Break Free Workbook: For Victims & Survivors of Domestic Violence (Paperback)
This workbook is for victims and survivors of domestic violence to facilitate healing, process the deep-seated trauma of abuse, and find the necessary steps to recovery. For victims currently still in an abusive relationship, these exercises will help to evaluate your relationship, the effect of the abuse, how safe you are, and provide clarity about your situation. Exercises to examine yourself, your partner, types of abuse, and power and control tactics will prove instrumental. How you can get help, enlist the aid of the community, deal with the difficulties of separation, and evaluate true change are mentioned here. For survivors who have left their abusive partners, this workbook will build your strength and self-awareness and provide necessary tools to find closure. Healing exercises will increase your confidence in your ability to move forward and embrace a new abuse-free future. The last section contains inspirational quotes and space to write your reflections and insights. This is an excellent resource to use during healing retreats and workshops for victims. The supportive material and exercises in this workbook are intended to be used in conjunction with reading the book "The Power to Break Free: Surviving Domestic Violence, with a Special Reference to Abuse in Indian Marriages" which explains the psychology of abuse in detail. Any victim or survivor of domestic violence will find the text answers many questions such as "How did this happen to me?" Please refer to the website www.Power2BreakFree.com for additional information and resources.
About the Author
Anisha Durve co-authored "The Marma Points of Ayurveda: The Energy Pathways for Healing Body, Mind, and Consciousness, with a Comparison to Traditional Chinese Medicine" in 2008 with Dr. Vasant Lad.