What we address

  • How can care-giving persist when those who are cared for disrupt it?
  • How do we face those of our children, students, or clients who reject our care, ignore our presence, and hurt themselves, others, or us?
  • What can be done when care is not accepted, cannot be forced, and won’t be abandoned?

Non-Violent Resistance (NVR) Interventions are a way of maintaining the continuity of care facing violence, anxiety, self-isolation, self-harm, dysfunctional dependence and mental illness.

At the same time, they offer parents and other caregivers a path for transforming helplessness into agency and ultimately reconciliation with those they care for, and with themselves.

Typical issues include:

In Children and adolescents:

In Emerging adults