Hope & Possibilities Podcast
Episode #8Dr. Gregory Jantz Discusses How to Deal With an Emotional Abuser
Dr. Gregory Jantz discusses the serious and difficult issue of emotional a use. In the realm of abuse – physical, sexual, verbal, workplace – emotional is perhaps the most pervasive in personal relationships. Research shows that between 50 and 80 percent of adults may experience emotional abuse in their lifetime. In addition, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention labels emotional abuse as an adverse childhood experience that affects 11 percent of children.
Considered one of the world’s leading experts on the various forms of abuse, Dr. Jantz is the author of the seminal best-selling book Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse. Additionally, his award-winning treatment facility, The Center • A Place of HOPE in Edmonds, Washington, successfully treats emotionally abusive relationships using the whole person care approach to healing.
In this informative and interesting podcast, Dr. Jantz discusses what characterizes emotional abuse and, importantly, he provides tips and techniques you can use every day to help improve an emotionally abusive relationship. He also provides thoughts on helping one decide when “enough may be enough.”
Emotional abuse can rob individuals and couples of the opportunity for productive and happy relationships. Left unaddressed, it cam become accepted and “the way it is.” But it doesn’t have to be that way. Understanding how relationships devolve into emotionally abusive ones, but then how one can address it in a positive way, is what Dr. Jantz discusses today. For individuals suffering from emotionally abusive relationships, Dr. Jantz helps listeners know there is hope and healing from this difficult relationships.
Please share this with those who may be struggling with an emotionally abusive relationship.
There is good news. Anxiety, worry and fear from abusive relationships is treatable. The Center • A Place of HOPE, the treatment facility founded by Dr. Jantz and recognized as a top 10 mental health center in the U.S., has treated thousands suffering from abusive relationships. If you or someone you care for is struggling with a difficult relationship, please call The Center today and visit with a specialist about what a treatment program can look like for you.
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