“And I need to take responsibility for that if I want to get well. Instead of blaming everyone else for what was going on, I started looking at me and how I can change me and it was a phenomenal process…” ~ Jerry Retford, on recovery from abusive behavior
Australia, Sept, 2015: Jerry Retford used to physically and emotionally abuse his wife, even in front of his children. Following a divorce from his wife, he received help through an intensive therapy program called Relationships that “helps violent men acknowledge and change their abusive behaviours”.
Retford has publicy shared his story to take responsibility for his own actions, and to encourage other men with abuse or anger problems to seek help.
Retford is also using his own story of ending the cycle of violence to create a number of short films with Films4Change.
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Former domestic violence abuser, Jerry Retford, speaks out about his problem and how domestic violence can be stopped. Studio 10 | 8:30am weekdays on Channel TEN