We are very excited to announce that we are currently recruiting for a childrens and young persons therapist. This is an exciting new area of work for BWP so the post-holder will be instrumental in the development a... Read more
I went to court looking and feeling like myself. I had my
own hair, my own nails and a lot of support. I had a woman from Witness
Protection. She had previously been to see me at work and told me how she... Read more
It wasn’t until the day after the assault I had realised
what he had done to me. I confronted him about it via text but he denied it.
Told me it was my fault, but then he back tracked and said he was ... Read more
At the beginning of 2018 when I was booked in for a surgery
procedure, he said he could no longer cope with me. Told me I was hard work,
called me ‘half a job’ when we were decorating the house. Told ... Read more
My Living Nightmare.
Written by a BWP service user
I remember meeting him for the first time in 2017; cheeky
grin, nice bum, tall and handsome. He gave me a lot of compliments, told me I
was beautif... Read more
Human contact including love,
friendships, intimacy, family and a feeling of belonging are vital human needs.
Psychologist Abraham Maslow talked about a hierarchy of human needs and
suggested the need for social contact... Read more
Broxtowe Women's Project are excited to launch their new fundraising pack 'Afternoon Tea for BWP' this will hopefully get people together sharing the experience of afternoon tea and raising vital funding for women and c... Read more
Mother’s Day is a celebration when mothers are particularly honoured by their children. It’s also a celebration of motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society.
In an ideal world, children an... Read more
“Don’t f****** come back looking like a slag” he yelled. I hurried out before he changed his mind. It was one of the few times he let me out of his sight. He only let me go because he said I was an ugly m... Read more
Why doesn’t she just leave?
If only it were that simple! People who suggest this to survivors of domestic abuse don’t understand the dynamics of abusive relationships. It’s a sad fact that survivors of abuse are c... Read more
Today is blue Monday, it’s claimed to be the most depressing day of the year. This is believed caused by a number of factors; the party season is over, we’re all spent up, the weather is foul, it’s ages until the next holiday and it’s difficult to know what there is to feel cheerful about. … Continue reading Domestic Abuse and Mental Health→