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The Positive Parenting Program


Dr. Christine Marie Cocchiola, DSW, LCSW

is a Coercive Control Advocate, Educator, Researcher & Survivor. She is a college professor teaching social work for the last 20 years and also an adjunct instructor at NYU.







Her expertise is in the areas of intimate partner violence, trauma, and child abuse, developing and presenting workshops on these topics both nationally and internationally. 


Christine, a Board Member of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, has supported policy codifying coercive control and has a small private practice, primarily serving victims and survivors of coercive control.


She is the creator of the Protective Parenting Program, supporting protective mothers on their journey of healing their children.

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