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Can a Violent Person Change?

Perpetrators of domestic violence can change. At Family Services, we have a Texas accredited Batterers Intervention and Prevention Program that is extremely successful. Because our goal is to strengthen the family, we do not demonize or judge the batterer. Instead we...

Power and Control – Tactics Used by Male Batterers

At Family Services, we provide emergency safe haven for victims of domestic violence.  Most of the victims we help are women and children seeking a way to escape an abusive family situation. What some don’t know is that we also work very hard with perpetrators...

Basic Steps to Deal with Anger

At the Family Services Counseling Center, we teach people how to manage their anger.  We begin with helping people understand that anger is a feeling – and feelings are OK.  Its not wrong to become angry.  Anger is a normal and necessary emotion.  It is a very...

Why Even the Smallest Business Needs an Employee Assistance Program

Worsening health status and stagnating productivity are major concerns of employers nationwide. Some employers are experiencing alarming increases in absence rates due to the growing number of claims for short- and long-term disability and Family Medical Leave. Stress...