Michael Paymar

Michael Paymar

Michael Paymar, MPA, has worked in the domestic abuse prevention field for over thirty years. He and his colleague, the late Ellen Penc,e authored the groundbreaking curriculum Creating a Process for Change for Men Who Batter, the most widely used treatment model in the world. They worked together at the pioneering Domestic Abuse Intervention Project in Duluth, Minnesota, creating the Duluth Model. He wrote the award-winning documentary With Impunity: Men and Gender Violence. As a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives for almost two decades, Michael Paymar authored legislation to combat domestic and sexual abuse and sex-trafficking. In the third edition of Violent No More and in this accompanying workbook, Michael provides insight into gender violence and offers hope for men who want to change their behavior and live violence-free lives.

Books by Michael Paymar


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Stop Being Silent About Domestic Abuse

As our modern society strives toward becoming a progressive and safe environment, the...

Holidays, Anger and Domestic Abuse

The holidays can be a wonderful time for celebration and joy for families. It can also be...

Understanding Domestic Abuse

I wrote the 3rd edition of Violent No More: Helping Men End Domestic Abuse for men who...


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