Stabbing survivor

A client’s ex partner stabbed her several times in her head. He was charged and placed before the Court for attempt murder. He was remanded to prison however subsequently he was released on bail and thereafter he began stalking her workplace and her mother’s home. The client was very fearful for her life and returned to the counsellor seeking advice. She was counselled on DV information and options that are available for her protection. The client decided to apply for a protection Order and access H&S shelter, and therefore she is safe from further harm to her life. In addition, the client is presently receiving court support.’’