Forgiveness: a Pathway to Emotional Healing

Day 1 of this program on the psychology of forgiveness addresses 4 questions for anyone interested in bringing emotional healing to individuals, families, and communities: What is forgiveness? Why forgive? How do people forgive? How can we bring forgiveness to families, schools, the workplace, and other communities for better emotional health? Day 2 will take a deeper look at the psychological and educational professions with applications for life and work.


What: Forgiveness: a Pathway to Emotional Healing

When: Last offered Oct 21, 2015. Check back for next offering.

Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI

Cost: Day 1 only: 0.6 CEUs, $150 | Both days: 1.05 CEUs, $275

Continuing education credit: 10 hours (1.0 CEU), 11 CECH (CHES) contact hours

Presenter: Robert Enright

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For additional information, contact Barbara Nehls-Lowe: 608-890-4653


Watch an interview with Dr Enright on leading the forgiving life. From the 2011 APA convention.


Beginner to intermediate

Learning objectives

  • Describe what the term “forgiveness” means.
  • Integrate the life-giving qualities of forgiveness into relationships with clients and others.
  • Identify the uses of forgiveness therapy in partnering relationships, in coping with divorce and abandonment, and with oneself.
  • Describe how to teach children the art of forgiveness.