Tina Royles was a highly respected police officer, dealing with domestic violence in a professional capacity, who became a victim herself.
Today she is considered an expert in the field of domestic violence, and is an educator, trainer, media contact and psychotherapist. She is a successful business woman, founder and director of a private therapy practice specialising in domestic violence and relationship difficulties.
This is a moving and honest account of domestic violence, which provides personal as well as professional insights of being in a domestic violence relationship; with it's complexities and the dynamics, and highlighting the impact both short and long term that it has.
It's an inspiring story of resilience and strength, of picking yourself up repeatedly when individuals and life knocks you down.
It highlights how domestic violence can happen to any one of us at any point in our lives, and when it happens it can destroy you, even when you are a police officer. Yet with awareness, understanding, resilience, options, support and strength there is the potential to recover.