Monthly Archives: January 2014


Couples Therapy with Emotional/Verbal and Psychological Abuse

Therapeutic Issues in Couples Therapy with Emotional/Verbal (Psychological) Abuse Moshe Rozdzial, PhD, LPC*   Intimate partner (domestic) abuse is a pattern of physical, emotional, verbal (psychological), and sexual mistreatment to gain and maintain differential power and control within an intimate relationship.  Verbal and emotional abuse in relationship are part of a range of coercive behaviors […]

LGBT Couples Therapy with Psychological Abuse

Working with Gay and Lesbian Couples with Emotional/Verbal (Psychological) Abuse Moshe Rozdzial, PhD, LPC*.   Intimate partner abuse exempts no race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, sexual orientation or social status. On a daily basis, issues of dominance, power, and control in relationships are rooted in the oppressive systems to which we are all conditioned. Heterosexual hegemony normalizes […]