About the Book
The present book explores theoretical interpretation and its practical application of domestic violence in day to day life. The coverage of this book is broad and diverse, encompassing theory, effects, and intervention of domestic violence in families. This book is unique in that it includes many under-studied theory of domestic violence, such as professional perceptions, exchange theory, feminist theory, identity theory, social learning theory, popular culture theory, victim-blaming theory, control balance theory, battered woman syndrome theory, pregnancy-related violence, substance abuse and intimate partner violence, family violence on homelessness. It is also unique in that it examines domestic violence in cross-cultural perspectives.
About the Author
Sara Zahariades is a successful psychotherapist, executive coach, and motivational speaker. As a coach, Sara’s strength in conflict resolution has been an asset to organisations from implementing strategic planning sessions to company restructuring. Her coaching clients have improved their leadership skills with an overall increase in professional achievements. By combining her therapeutic skills derived from counselling individuals with her communication skills as an experienced executive, she has the ability to offer a unique perspective. As a psychotherapist, she uses the principles of cognitive behavioural therapy with each of her counselling clients which also provide a structure for her coaching clients. She uses this model with the assumption that life issues are influenced by multiple domains of human experience which have biological (medical), psychological (mental) and social impacts.