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Are youconcerned by violence?
- Do you ever scream or throw hurtful and derogatory words at your partner?
- Do you ever try to lower or humiliate your partner?
- Do you ever control your partner's activities and acquaintances out of jealousy and possessiveness?
- Do you tend to manipulate or use your partner for personal purposes?
- Do you tend to mismanage your anger when you feel frustrated or upset?
- Have you ever gripped or hustled your partner or child to force them to obey you?
- Have you gone as far as hitting your partner, thinking or saying that your gesture was justified and that your partner deserves such treatment?
- Have you noticed that your partner or your children are afraid of you and have lost trust in you, without understanding why?
- Have you adopted attitudes aimed at intimidating, threatening, or constraining your partner to submit to your will?
Admitting yourviolence problem
- Many people tend to justify their violence and attribute responsibility to others.
- Often closed up, uneasy in their own skin and dissatisfied with themselves, some people will take their frustrations out on their partner and their children, leading them into an escalation of tension and insecurity.
- Most of them feel ashamed and guilty, undermining their love and maintaining themselves in a state of deeper and deeper distress.
- They would often like to avoid or escape reality. Time, unfortunately does not improve things.
you may also consult the section « Difficulty to consult ».
Getting out of your isolation
- You come to the obvious that the situation can only deteriorate, that you risk losing everything if nothing changes?
- You can’t hide the reality anymore?
- You think that you would probably need help, but you hesitate to take steps, out of fear of being judged and misunderstood?
- We offer you the opportunity to meet with professionals who can help you reflect and question the way you manage your relationships with your partner and children.
- Through group meetings, you have the opportunity to talk with other men who are experiencing similar difficulties and to find the necessary support in order to pursue your process of change.
- This process cannot be undertaken without some difficulty. Deep and lasting changes require a sincere involvement on your part. No matter what you consider doing, the decision is ultimately your own.
- The first step is to contact PRO-GAM at 514-270-8462
- After giving you information about our therapy program, we will arrange an appointment with you in order to open your file.
- This first contact aims first to determine if our services can meet your needs and, if so, to collect the basic data necessary for the constitution of your file.
- At the end of this 30-minutes meeting, we will provide you with a registration certificate, if applicable, and we will make an appointment for your first intake / assessment interview.
- It is also at this point that we will ask you to sign a payment agreement. Since the services you receive are only partially funded, we require a financial contribution based on your income.
- Students, recipients of social assistance or unemployed individuals are charged $10 for their registration. A fee of $15 is charged for all other clients.
- Your first intake-evaluation meeting is free.
- Students, recipients of social assistance and unemployed individuals are charged $5 for subsequent individual evaluation or group sessions. All other clients are charged a fee equivalent to 5% of their weekly gross revenues.
- You will have a minimum of three individual meetings in order to talk about your situation and your expectations of therapy.
- After completing these individual evaluation sessions, you will begin the group therapy program, which is aimed at helping you cease using violent behaviors in the context of intimate relationships with your partner or your family.
- The group meetings are structured as follows:
- Group meetings are held once a week, in the evening between 7p.m. and 9:30p.m..
- The group is composed of eight men (clients) who are guided by two therapists.
- Each participant must commit to attend a minimum of 14 consecutive group meetings. It will be possible for you to continue your process upon completion of this basic program, if you feel the need.
You are a man?
Do you have violence issues? Our team can help you embark in a therapeutic process.
- DO YOU EVER SCREAM, SAY HURTFUL AND DEROGATORY WORDS TO YOUR SPOUSE?
- Do you go so far as to hit her, and see it as justifiable?
- Do you find that your spouse and children fear you and have lost their trust in you?
- Do you feel overwhelmed?
You are a loved one?
There are many resources available for spouses and children. Don't wait any longer, consult now!
- S.O.S. Violence conjugale
- Suicide Action Montréal