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San Fernando Valley Program Uses Art to Help Victims of Domestic Violence

By The Law Offices of Cutter & Lax  Feb. 23, 2012 2:20p

Domestic violence counselors and program directors throughout southern California are discovering how to help victims through art. I.P., the director at a San Fernando Valley domestic violence program finds that by letting victims express themselves through art, they are better able to get into contact with what exactly is still upsetting or affecting them even after being removed from an abusive environment. Many counselors, social workers and even police officers are extolling the benefits of having domestic abuse and violence victims use art as a gradient to being able to open up and speak directly about what they experienced. It isn’t about evaluating the significance of the art but just allowing the person to work through it. Counselors find it to be helpful and effective for children and adults alike. If you have been a victim of domestic violence anywhere in the Burbank, Encino, Valencia or Westlake Village region or surrounding communities, don’t hesitate to talk to a San Fernando & Santa Clarita divorce attorney with experience in handling the family law aspect such cases.

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A domestic violence lawyer with the Law Offices of Cutter & Lax fully understands the emotional and physical trauma that a spousal abuse or other domestic abuse victim is going through. The last thing you need is legal complications preventing you from being able to feel safe or get a just legal resolution to your case. We know family law inside and out and have helped clients throughout the San Fernando and Santa Clarita region achieve the results they are looking for in a domestic violence case. Domestic violence is any instance of physical, sexual, emotional or psychological abuse or threats of violence, stalking and even cyber-stalking that causes distress. Domestic violence can affect husbands, wives, significant others, children and other family members as well as others sharing a residence. If you have been a victim of abuse or violence in a home environment, your next call after reporting the incident to the police should be to an attorney. Schedule a free initial consultation with us to learn more about your legal rights in obtaining a restraining order or options in pursuing another course of action.

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