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S2 Ep2 Breaking the cycle of Domestic Violence through therapy with Alison D'Vine

Season #2

In this episode, Kristi speaks with Alison D'Vine, founder and CEO of SagencyWA, a men's behaviour change and family therapy clinic in Perth WA. 

Alison and Kristi discuss the challenges that couples face when dealing with domestic violence and explore the many reasons for domestic violence including unpacking the 'man box' and societal ideas and pressures on men and families that contribute to the domestic violence cycle. 

For more information about the Sagency's 22 week program, please check out their website at 

If any part of the show causes distress, please seek support and help from either the following services or from your own family doctor/psychologist or counsellor. 

Lifeline - 131114

Beyond Blue - 1300 224 636

Sexual Violence Services in WA - 

Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault (SAMSSA) - (02) 6287 3935

1800 Respect - 1800 737 732

For more information or resources please visit the CAPE-AU website at