Treating Survivors of Domestic & Narcissistic Abuse: A Comprehensive Trauma-Based Treatment Model

Christine Marie Cocchiola, DSW, LCSW, a college professor teaching social work for the last 20 years, has been a social justice advocate since the age of 19, volunteering for a local domestic violence/sexual assault agency. Her doctoral work focused on the experiences of adult and child victims of coercive control, and she has actively supported policy initiatives codifying coercive control as a form of domestic violence. She understands the impact that coercive control has on adult and child victims and her expertise as a trauma trained therapist, a researcher, and a protective mother is focused on supporting these vulnerable populations.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Christine Cocchiola has employment relationships with Coercive Control Counseling, Inc, New York University, University of Connecticut, and Naugatuck Valley Community College. She is the founding member of International Coercive Control Conference. Dr. Cocchiola receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. Christine Cocchiola has no relevant non-financial relationships.