Relationship violence, also known as intimate partner violence or domestic violence, negatively impacts individuals, families, and communities. Domestic violence appears to be most commonly committed by men against women, but abuse can take place in any relationship. Relationship violence can range from a single incident of pushing or slapping to repeated beatings leading to significant injury or even death. Verbal abuse can also be psychologically damaging. Domestic violence can become severe quickly, and in most cases does not get better without outside intervention. With supportive counseling healing can take place and individuals can develop and sustain healthy relationships. The staff at Choices recognize the complexities associated with relationship violence and are skilled in providing support and resources to help individuals feel safe and empowered. Individual and Group Counseling is available.