Author Patricia Evans
Patricia Evans is an internationally recognized Interpersonal Communications Specialist. Drawing upon research of more than thirty thousand cases of verbally abusive relationships, she speaks and conducts workshops throughout the country. Founder of the Evans Interpersonal Communications Institute, now, EICI, Inc., where she offers workshops and training programs, Patricia Evans has single-handedly brought the subject of verbal abuse to the forefront of American consciousness.
Newsweek commended her first powerful book on the subject, The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize it and How to Respond(1992). Expanded edition (1996), as “A groundbreaking new book.” It is available throughout the US, Canada, England, Mexico, Germany, France and in the Chinese Language. Published by Adams Media Corporation.
Evans has spoken on the devastating effect of this secret form of control on more than two hundred radio programs, and seventeen national television shows, including the Oprah Winfrey Show, Sonya Live—CNN and News Talk.
Her second book, Verbal Abuse Survivors Speak Out: On Relationship and Recovery (1993), explores the subject of verbal abuse in depth and is destined to be given a permanent place in schools, in the libraries of all health professionals, and in the heart and mind of every reader.
Both books were presented to the academic community at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Interpersonal Speech Communication Association, November 1994, New Orleans.
In a joint project with the Safe Schools Center, Palm Beach, FL. Evans has designed workshops for teachers and students to create a climate free of hostility and harassment.
Patricia Evans lives in northern California and is an interpersonal communications specialist, consultant and speaker. She is dedicated to bringing clarity to interpersonal communications.
Evans is Acclaimed as a Public Speaker
“Riveting” ~ Keay Davidson, San Francisco Examiner
“Enlightening” ~ Dr. Richard Jamison, Director, Productivity Enhancement, NJ
“Excellent.” ~ Antoinette Michaels, Hope Counseling, NY
“Powerful and life-changing.” ~ Don Adams, Pres., Psychological Resource Center, Cary, NC