HCPs and Violence

©2019 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Recent news of mass shootings has made everyone more anxious and fearful that it could, in fact, “happen here.” The search is on for causes and solutions to this increasing problem. I have been asked to explain whether our understanding of HCPs (people with high-conflict personalities) can shed any light […]

Spotting Dangerous Clients in 3 Steps

©2018 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.  Family law professionals were shaken to the core by last month’s murders of 6 people by an angry ex-husband in Arizona. The victims included two paralegals who worked for the wife’s attorney, a forensic psychiatrist who had testified in the case, a psychologist who rented space from a therapist involved […]

Violence: Watching vs Reading About It

©2017 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. I have been asked about the difference between watching a violent movie and reading about violence. This question has even more relevance this week, when thinking about watching the news about the Las Vegas mass shooting and reading about it. Question from Reader: When watching a violent movie, the brain […]