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Emotional Injuries - Letting go & Forgiving

Date: 28 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017


Emotional injuries are experiences of trauma caused by significant others. They include parents, marriage partners, siblings and even children. Some examples of the nature of injuries are; betrayal, neglect, abandonment and abuse (both emotional and physical). Emotional injuries often cause severe disruption to the relationship. The injured often feels bitter and and a sense of resentment.

Aim of Workshop

This workshop will present an emotion-focused approach to resolving emotional injuries. It will give clinicians practical and specific interventions to help clients deal with feelings of shame and resolve the anger and hurt in their relationships with others. The importance of accessing and working through emotions related to the injury will be emphasized.

Workshop Leader - Leslie Greenberg

Leslie Greenberg, Ph.D., is Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology at York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is Director of the York University Psychotherapy Research Clinic and is the developer of Emotion Focused Therapy.

He has been the senior author on the original texts on emotion-focused approaches to treatment of individuals and couples: Facilitating Emotional Change (1993) and Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (1988).

Workshop Objectives

• Understand the phenomenon of emotional injury

• Consider ethical issues in working with forgiveness

• Discriminate between forgiveness and letting go

• Learn steps to promote forgiveness or letting go

• Understand the role of different emotions in the change processes

Duration: 9 am to 5 pm

Venue: To be determined

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Contact: Email Organizer

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$800 - Super Early Bird [before 28 Feb 2017]

$900 - Early Bird [before 28 Mar 2017]

$1,000 - Normal [from 28 Mar 2017]

Language: English

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