Characteristics of a transforming approach

Characteristics of a ‘transforming violence’ approach

Transformative strategies work with the energy or passion of violence, rather than opposing it or trying to eradicate it. For example, in the martial art form Aikido, people are taught to redirect the energy of the attacker to avoid harm to all parties — as opposed to other forms of self-defence that teach how to repel the energy or to counter-attack.

With a transformative approach, surprising things happen.

A ‘transformative’ approach will:

New Thinking

Characteristics of a Transforming Approach
Some examples of new thinking
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