Patterns of Abusive Behaviour

Patterns of Abusive Behaviour

Perspectives are changing around what has been known as the ‘cycle of violence’, some professionals say they will not use it as it is incorrect and unhelpful while others still use it. My professional and personal opinion is it is patterns of abusive behaviour rather...
I didn’t realise I had been homeless

I didn’t realise I had been homeless

When completing the census in 2011 the following question about being homeless threw me completely. Have you been homeless in the past five years? – including time spent in refuges, shelters and other crisis accommodation – I am paraphrasing a bit here,...
Why I love International Women’s Day

Why I love International Women’s Day

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day and for me, it is a day to look at my life and celebrate how far I have come. Healing and rebuilding my life after a lifetime of abuse has been a difficult and at times lonely road. We have come so far! As a businesswoman, I am...

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