When Love Hurts: Domestic Violence, Trauma Care and Intervention 2.0

Original price was: $149.00.Current price is: $69.00.


Every four minutes, a spouse is injured as a result of domestic violenceViolence is a result of chronically angry and dangerous individuals within families. This course will discuss how anger works within the brain, how various brain parts function, and how the brain talks to itself. When Love Hurts: Domestic Violence, Trauma Care and Intervention 2.0  will teach mental health professionals how perpetrators view themselves and the role of power and control in domestic violence.  

Learning Objectives 

Participants will: 

  1. Discuss techniques for working with resistant and dangerous clients, including the development of safety plans for clients and clinicians 
  2. Analyze how the “angry brain” functions (Brain Map) 
  3. Discuss when anger is toxic and when it is not (Self-control) 


Barry Lord, Psy.D.

Course Lessons

WLH 101: Anger - Helpful or Destructive?  

Barry Lord, Psy.D. 
Runtime: 40 minutes 19 seconds

Ephesians 4:26 says, “Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger.” In this section, Dr. Barry Lord will help professionals understand the different types of anger and whether it is helpful or destructive.  

WLH 102: When Anger Becomes Toxic  

Barry Lord, Psy.D. 
Runtime: 1 hour 12 minutes 59 seconds

Dr. Barry Lord takes a closer look at the effects of anger on the brain and the different types of toxic anger. The research provided shows the importance of self-awareness and the necessity of proper management solutions. 

WLH 103: Search for Power & Control: Tools to Tame the Beast Within  

Barry Lord, Psy.D. 
Runtime: 1 hour 2 minutes 18 seconds

 When working with anger in clients, it is essential to remember that anger is a normal emotion. Dr. Lord examines critical constructs related to anger recognition, management, and control. Acceptance is necessary to promote lifestyle change. He provides a five-step approach to anger management in which people can adequately go about handling their reactions. 

Continuing Education

3.0 CE Credits available for LPC, LMFT, and LCSW.

The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) offers some psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers and play therapists Continuing Education (CE) credit due for good standing with certain states and a limited number of professional organizations. It remains the responsibility of each participant to be aware of state licensure and CE requirements. Participants should check their state and/or local regulations regarding required continuing education hours. For more information Light University Continuing Education programs, please visit: