Ten percent of families in the U.S. will experience child to parent violence.
Boys are two to three times more likely than girls to be violent toward a parent.
Girls are more likely than boys to throw objects, in anger, at a parent.
Mothers are the victims of child to parent violence up to 75% of the time.
One in 10 teenagers will commit a violent act toward a parent.
Adult violence within the home is a key predictor of child to parent violence.
There is hope. Together, we can break the cycle of child to parent violence.
Breaking the Cycle's Mission:To support you, the parent, in your efforts to help your angry, aggressive child and create safety and calm in your home.
We are here to help.
If you are struggling to parent an angry, aggressive child, we want you to know there is hope, and there is help. Breaking the Cycle Consulting offers education, information and programs for the whole family, including:
- A free resource library to help you with issues of safety, substance abuse, influential friends, and much more.
- Scripts to guide you through difficult conversations with a child who is acting out or engaging in unwelcome behavior.
- A basic, easy-to-use, self-directed program designed to walk you through all the key steps you can take to ensure the safety of everyone in the family, including you, your spouse, other children, and your violent child.
- Private one-on-one consultations with experienced, knowledgeable life coaches and therapists to address your family’s specific challenges and offer you guidance and support.
- On-going support if you need it beyond the self-directed program.
Unlike traditional therapy or life coaching, Breaking The Cycle is designed specifically to address child to parent violence and associated issues. Our instructors have been trained in our unique program, which you can access at your convenience, 24/7, and work through at your own pace.
Regardless of where you are now, we want you to know you are not alone. Working together, we can break the cycle of child to parent violence.
Support for You and Your Child
- Private and confidential
- Accessible 24/7
- Affordable alternative to therapy
- Support from specially trained coaches
What is Child to Parent Violence?
Child to parent violence is one of the least discussed forms of abuse in families today. Breaking the Cycle Consulting works with families to help both parents and children overcome the issue of violence in the home and develop skills to manage emotions, and help build loving, supportive and long-lasting relationships with others. Unlike other programs or therapy, Breaking the Cycle is specifically focused on providing support to parents of angry, aggressive or violent children. Ours is a judgment-free zone, and our only goals is to provide tools to more effectively manage your relationship with your child, and to keep you, your child and other family members safe.
Read on to learn more about our mission here at Breaking the Cycle Consulting, and how we may be able to help you.
Learn More About Our Programs
Currently, Break the Cycle Consulting offers three options: 1) Scripts & Tips, which features low-cost scripts to help you communicate most effectively with your angry, aggressive child; 2) the “Parents’ Guide to Resolving Teen Aggression and Abuse,” a self-direction video learning program which equips you with the tools you need not only to help your aggressive child, but also to help yourself; and 3) 1:1 Private Skype Sessions with a BTC-certified coach or therapist, for parents who desire more intensive, personal support. As a bonus, we also offer 35 Ways to Wellness poster for parents to remind you of the importance of caring for yourself, “putting on your own oxygen mask first” so you can better care for your family. Lastly, we invite you to consider our program just for teens as an add-on to any of our other programs.
Read on to learn more about each of our programs and for help in selecting the best one for you and your family.
If you think you and your family may be suffering from child to parent violence, or if you are coping with an angry, aggressive teen you think may have a propensity for violence or self-destruction, we invite you to take a 10-minute, online evaluation to learn where you and your child may need the most support. It is quick, easy and absolutely FREE, and it will help us provide the best information for you and your family so you can began making changes immediately in your family dynamic.
Unlike other programs, BTC focuses first on providing support to the parent or parents of an aggressive or violent child, helping parents develop a safety plan for the benefit of everyone in the family, and then addressing the cycle of violence.
“Seeing things from my parent’s point of view was most useful. It was a fun class.”Megan
“I recognized what I have done and learned to talk to my dad.”Autumn
“The program was fun and way funnier than I thought it would be.”Kenneth
“The facilitators made it easy and fun to connect. I dreaded coming to the first class, but they treat people with such respect, and open arms, hearts and minds, I actually began to look forward to it.”Zach
“After attending BTC I’m able to think rationally and make better choices. I really liked the instructors. Thanks a ton. I really appreciate it.”Brandon