Both approaches to counselling have their strengths and weaknesses and can be suitable for different people depending on their individual needs, preferences and circumstances that may determine which type of counselling they seek.
Additionally, we see several counseling techniques embodied by our Prophet saw in several of his interactions. Some of these include hand shaking, making eye contact, completely turning one’s body to speak to someone, listening attentively, and being empathetic.
Here, we are focusing on the use of mindfulness in a proactive way, i.e. integrating into daily life to maintain this healthy state of mind that ultimately helps us approach stressful situations in a more healthy manner.
Each situation of intimate partner violence is different and there are no true indicators that will point to the fact that the violence will occur again, or how severe. However, there are indicators that increase the likelihood that you may be in danger.