Women Inner Strength

Specialist Psychology Service based in Preston

"Inner Strength Women (ISW) provides a unique strengths-based approach for female perpetrators of domestic abuse. ISW's purpose is to eliminate domestic violence and develop a safe family environment".

Inner Strength Women

  • Strong robust & empirically supported theoretical basis
  • Process orientated & designed to be responsive to women offenders' learning styles
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy techniques to help emotional management
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques for problem solving, conflict resolution & risk management

Comprehensive facilitator training is available

Call: 01772 842121


Forensic Psychological Solutions Presents Inner Strength Women

The 26-session programme for women who perpetrate partner violence

Inner Strength Women helps participants to :-

  • Establish personally relevant goals
  • Enhance resilience
  • Manage stress
  • Tolerate distress
  • Understand how their learning history has shaped their interpersonal style
  • Understand the function aggression serves for them & how to meet these needs without aggression
  • Develop skills in conflict management
  • Understand the consequences & impact of partner violence on partners and children

Dr Nicola Graham-Kevan is a Reader in the Psychology of Aggression at the University of Central Lancashire and a Professor of Clinical Psychology at Mittuniversitetet. She also a Chartered Psychologist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a Fellow of the International Society Research on Aggression

Dr. Fiona Wilks-Riley is a Consultant Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist, Chartered Scientist, and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and Registered Psychologist with The Health and Care Professions Council