Skills Building to Prevent Domestic Violence
This Domestic Violence prevention program is a modified form
of Animate Therapy™ Trauma Recovery treatment program.
When an individual is unable to function in a healthful manner due to:
1. Poor self-esteem
2. An inability to recognize feelings & instincts
3. Poor decision making ability
4. An inadequate trust system and
5. An inability to form a healthy support system
A chiasm forms which must be filled.
It is often filled by a controlling individual
who resorts to Domestic Violence to maintain control.
In a small 12-week group setting participants will work to
define, learn & practice the personal skills, techniques & tools
to successfully function as an individual maintaining a life free from domestic violence.
In the following areas of work participants will:
Develop an awareness of one’s own self worth, esteem & sense of self
Learn the importance of taking actions to further their own lives
Develop an ability to accept responsibility & avoid feelings of guilt
Learn how to set & maintain personal boundaries & limits
Identify the different type of control & power available to them
Practice decision making & create solutions in their lives
Become aware of the differences between fear & anger
Learn coping mechanisms to appropriately deal with both fear & anger
Develop a system of trust which empowers them
Learn new methods of self-care
Institute a positive support system
Marta brings 14 years as a trauma recovery therapist & more than 30 years as a
dynamic, entertaining, informative Speaker, Trainer & Coach to presentations.
She has provided training extensively throughout
New England as well as in the Midwest and the West coast.
Comments from Participants in Professional Workshops include
“I came back from vacation early for the 2nd half of this training,
I couldn’t miss it”,
“Best training this agency has ever offered” &
“Marvelous communicator...humanistic & humorous.”
Marta contributed as a Trauma Recovery expert guest on multiple national television shows.
After residing in the Pacific-Northwest, New England, Border-South & the
Mid-West Marta is now a permanent resident of Tampa Florida.