In this groundbreaking book, Linda Mills--feminist, scholar, activist, and survivor--challenges the prevailing orthodoxies and maps out a plan to change domestic abuse treatment programs. Drawing on case studies and research from her abuse prevention programs, Mills reveals that intimate abuse is far more complex than we realize, and develops a program for healing that engages everyone caught up in a violent dynamic. Essential reading for therapists, couples, public health experts, and members of the criminal justice system, Violent Partners outlines a breakthrough approach to a major social problem.
Linda G. Mills, JD, PhD, is Founder of the Center on Violence and Recovery at New York University. She has appeared on Oprah and The O'Reilly Factor and has been featured in the Boston Globe, New York Times Magazine, and more. She lives in New York City.