New Leaf

New Leaf is an exciting opportunity providing individuals across Cheshire & Warrington a personal mentor to build them towards employment. Cheshire Without Abuse are offering engagement support, helping women complete their New Leaf application & engage with their mentor. Read more


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Lifeline is a 32 week CBT behavioural change programme for men who harm Read more

Safety Planning

Staying safe. Safety precautions, preparation and important info to use in the event of an argument or violent situation. Ways to safeguard your home/property Read more


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Biderman's Chart of Coercion

Biderman’s Chart of Coercion is a tool developed to explain the methods used to break the will or brainwash a prisoner of war. These tools are also used by domestic abuse perpetrators Read more


At Cheshire Without Abuse we actively encourage independent researchers to look at our work and use our service in developing their research. Read more

Cycle of Domestic Abuse

In 1979, psychologist Lenore Walker found that many violent relationships follow a common pattern or cycle. Read more

The Duluth Model

Domestic violence is a combination of a number of different tactics of abuse that are used to maintain power and control in a relationship Read more

DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy)

Developed in the late 1980s by psychologist Marsha M. Lineham, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy is based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), but has been adapted to meet the particular needs of people who experience emotions very intensely. Read more