From violence towards empowerment
Welcome to Domestic Violence Training Ltd. We are a specialist training and consultancy service with expertise in the psychological impacts of domestic violence. Our services are informed by the latest national policy developments and international research. Please browse our site to discover what we’re all about.
I am Dr Roxane Agnew-Davies, Director of DVT Ltd.
As I am in the process of retiring, I have made the difficult decision to close the legal arm of DVT Ltd and can no longer accept new clients. However, we remain committed to helping women recover from domestic violence.
For support, please see contact details below:
For Baby's Sake (for pregnant women)
Suzy Lamplugh Trust (for victims of stalking)
National Stalking Helpline 0808 802 0300
British Psychological Society (to find a suitable psychologist)
Ruth Aitken, Chartered Psychologist
Ruth has particular knowledge and skill in the assessment and support of women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, as well as in consultancy, fundraising, research and policy development in this field.
Collaborative consultancy, research, evaluation and project development, emphasising survivor and workforce involvement.
Trauma informed organisational development and transformation.
Trauma informed reflective practice supervision for individuals and groups.
Trauma sensitive mindfulness based cognitive therapy.
Expert assessment and reports in cases involving domestic abuse and other forms of traumatic experience.
Lucy Kralj, Integrative Psycholtherapist; MA, UKCP Accredited.
Available for private therapy and immigration / asylum / human rights Medico Legal Reports.
Dr Jo Cheffey, Clinical Psychologist
Available for Clinical Supervision for any organisation that has been PATH trained.
We offer training to professionals working with survivors of domestic violence
Domestic Violence Awareness
Mental Health & Domestic Violence
Training for Health Professionals
Introduction to counselling skills
Caring for carers
Training for Trainers
We offer training to survivors of domestic violence to help manage the psychological impact of their experiences:
Understanding Domestic Violence
Post Traumatic Stress
Flashbacks and Memories
Anxiety and Fear
Depression and Self Esteem
Avoidance and Numbing
Sleeping Difficulties and Relaxation
Parenting children who have been affected by DV
Consultancy and Coaching
We offer individual and group coaching to supervisors and managers who are supporting staff working with women who are or have been experiencing domestic violence.
"All organizations now say routinely, ‘People are our most important asset.’ Yet few practice what they preach, let alone truly believe it."
Peter Drucker Harvard Business Review Sept 1992
Benefits for Your Organisation
How this all helps
Effective agency practice, policies and procedures with respect to domestic violence can ensure that:
Women and children can be protected from significant harm
Further physical and psychological violence can be prevented and repeat victimisation reduced
Practitioners develop confidence in identifying and responding to domestic violence
Agency time and cost is reduced by early, effective intervention
Agencies meet their legal obligations in relation to child protection, domestic crime and victim law, family law and housing law