Cehegín will have a specialized and individualized Psychological Care meeting point for women victims of gender-based violence (PAE).
This service has been presented by the Councilor for Women and Equality, Mónica Sánchez, who has been accompanied by the psychologist who will be in charge of this new initiative, Mavi Martínez.
With this assistance, which is funded through the Ministry of the Presidency, Relations with the Courts and Equality of the State Pact and the Department of Family and Equal Opportunities, it is intended to give a comprehensive psychological approach to all those women who suffer from this scourge Social.
In addition, this service, as explained "this meeting point offers the advice, information, intervention and support, as well as the personalized psychosocial support necessary for any woman who is living in a situation of abuse have the necessary resources to be able to To cope with this situation, the actions to raise awareness and prevent awareness of this serious problem in society are also addressed, as well as referral to the CAVI (Center for attention to victims of gender-based violence), in those cases in which free legal, psychological and social guidance is needed. "
The psychologist who is in charge of this meeting point has the task of providing the emotional relief of women, from empathy, and active listening.
The priority objective of therapy is for women to manage emotions and learn self-control exercises about themselves.
It has also been specified "that this meeting point starts from creating an environment of trust, tranquility and confidentiality. It also offers psychological evaluation and intervention based on the empowerment of women: a process by which women are able to take the reins of your life, losing your fears. Teach women guidelines that generate power in them in decision making and conflict resolution, allowing them to free themselves from that sense of guilt. "
The psychologist's task is to "denature, make violence visible and reduce the tolerance threshold that women have, in order to achieve their emotional recovery. Psychological intervention is always carried out from a gender perspective and is aimed at that women enhance their self-esteem, and learn social skills strategies such as assertiveness to be able to change their social reality.It consists in them regaining their dignity, identifying their strengths, generating trust and security, enhancing their personal and economic resources in order to that achieve their autonomy and see the exit of that dark tunnel that is gender violence and that they can see the light "
The office is located at the School of Music in the morning and afternoon hours from Monday to Friday.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cehegín