Alumna’s New Book Draws On 30 Years of Experience Working With Intimate Partner Violence

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Jennifer Parker

Congratulations to Jennifer Parker, MSSW ’86, a private practice practitioner in Madison, WI, on her new book, Coercive Relationships: Find the Answers You Seek. In addition to Jennifer’s decades long therapy experience, she has offered workshops, developed curriculum, provided expert testimony and has a blog devoted to issues surrounding interpersonal violence (IRP).

Cover of book: Coercive RelationshipsCommenting on her book, one reviewer explains, “Parker provides a wealth of information about the components of coercive control. Encouraging self-compassion, she guides readers to recognize the dynamics of abuse, examine its hold on them and move along the path toward healing. It’s a must-read for survivors as well as those who work with them.”

You can learn more about Jennifer including how to order her book and links to her blog at