Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Updated: Oct 29, 2021

By Paula Anderson

On Saturday, Oct. 23, Paula Anderson Coaching and Consulting (™), LLC hosted a panel discussion on Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The topic was healthy relationships.

The panelists were Mia Earl, certified reflexologist; Dr. Clay Culp, licensed clinical social worker; Keith Well, licensed marriage and family therapist; and Essa Wallace, outreach advocate.

Each panelist was asked questions about the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) and the psychology of fear in domestic violence.

Dr. Clay Culp, licensed clinical social worker, shared the types of domestic violence.

Domestic violence also called “intimate partner violence” occurs between people who are in an intimate relationship. Domestic violence can be physical, emotional, sexual, economic or psychological according to the Mayo Clinic.