Domestic Violence

Counsellor’s Corner: Domestic Violence

By Yuka Sato, Clinical Supervisor & Junko Mifune, Counsellor. When a couple faces prolonged conflicts, or when they are not able to understand each other’s concerns or needs, actively engaging with these issues by having open dialogue or utilizing couples or marriage counselling are important steps the couple can take to improve the situation. However, […]

Impact of Domestic Violence (DV) on Children

By Junko Mifune, JSS Counsellor To follow up on my previous article, I would like to write about the impact of DV on children. As noted in my previous article, in homes where DV occurs, the victim is a mother, the abuse she experiences impacts her physical and mental health, and she is often traumatized […]