Resource Discovery: Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men

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It’s already March and that means that Family Development’s first webinar of 2017 is just around the corner. On March 30, Dr. Alaina Szlachta with the National Domestic Violence Hotline will be facilitating On Solid Ground: Exploring Strategies to Help Clients Create and Maintain Healthy Relationships. Dr. Szlachta will lead participants in an in-depth conversation about the dynamics of healthy, unhealthy, and abusive relationships and they ways in which healthy relationships can be promoted.

 

Dr. Szlachta has recommended the book Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men by Lundy Bancroft to compliment work surrounding abusive relationships. Lundy Bancroft is a counselor who has written this book to assist partners of abusers to gain the ability to “recognize when they are being controlled and devalued in a relationship, to find ways to get free of abuse if it is happening and to know to avoid getting involved with an abusive man.”  Whether you are a practitioner working with clients in abusive relationships or you have personal experience with abusive relationships, this book may offer some insight to you.

References

Bancroft, L. (2002) Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men. Penguin Group. New York, New York.

This post was written by a member of the MFLN Family Development Team. The MFLN Family Development team aims to support the development of professionals working with military families.  Find out more about the Military Families Learning Network Family Development team on our website, Facebook, and Twitter.

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