• Emotional abuse is often hard to spot, and gaslighting (a common characteristic of emotional abuse) means that the victim often becomes unsure of their own experience

  • Psychotherapist Jo Mercer specialises in working with people who have been emotionally and/or psychologically abused – she explores the topic in the video below

  • You can find therapists who work with abuse by using our questionnaire here 

Jo Mercer is a psychotherapist in London and online

Further reading

Identifying emotional and psychological abuse

How therapy is helping me heal from past abuse

Recovering from a relationship with a narcissist

How therapy helped me after a bad break up