Linda Coates (CA)
Misrepresenting Violence Against Women and Girls
Linda has received international acclaim from researchers, legal and mental health professionals, and victims’ advocates for her work on the connection between violence and language in diverse settings.
She has worked closely with Allan Wade and Nick Todd in developing the Response-Based approach to community work and therapy with victims and perpetrators and is Associate Professor of Psychology at Okanagan College. Linda has published numerous articles and book chapters on the connection between violence and language.