Ten years into the marriage, Nancy decided it was time to leave the abuse routinely initiated by her husband.
Dr. Nancy Murphy serves as Executive Director of Northwest Family Life Learning and Counseling Center (NWFL). Since 1989, NWFL, a faith based non-profit agency based in Seattle, WA has been dedicated to assisting individuals and families in finding hope and healing when confronting the pain of domestic violence. This organization offers advocacy and support for abused women and children, a state-certified intervention program for batterers and prevention programs that include marital and pre-marital counseling, individual and couples counseling, workshops and training programs.
Nancy counts it a privilege to have been invited to speak, train, teach, write, counsel and mentor numerous projects for twenty years on all forms of violence against women including domestic violence and human trafficking locally and internationally. She teaches as an Adjunct Professor at The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology (formerly Mars Hill Graduate School) and Bakke Graduate University. She volunteers at Esperanza, a community on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia to serve individuals and families in crisis. Her dedication to advocacy, peace and safety in the home permeates all aspects of her life.
Finding Freedom From Domestic Abuse
The Root of Domestic Violence
Nancy Murphy talks about the cycle of abuse many women endure and the fear and anger that often triggers the violence.
The Abuse Begins
Nancy Murphy talks about the domestic abuse she endured at the hands of her former husband.