Once a person decides to leave an abusive relationship, it is important to develop a plan for doing so safely. Every situation is unique, so the best approach is to seek help in doing so from a local domestic violence agency or the National Domestic Violence Hotline. This video, developed by See the Triumph Guest Blogger, Bernard Shalvey, offers some tips to consider when leaving an abusive relationship.
Bernard Shalvey is a student in the UNCG Department of Counseling and Educational Development's Couple and Family Counseling Master's program. He is preparing to enter his second year in the program. He will be interning at Fellowship Hall beginning in Fall 2018, where he hopes to assist in the treatment of families, couples, and individuals struggling with a variety of issues including addictions and interpersonal violence. He believes in implementing creativity in the therapeutic process and is passionate about helping others.