Forgiveness: a Pathway to Emotional Healing

Learn about the psychology of forgiveness and build the skills to bring emotional healing to individuals, families, and communities. In session 1, we explore what forgiveness is, why and how people forgive, and how to bring forgiveness to families, schools, the workplace, and other places for better emotional health. Session 2 provides a deeper look at the psychological and educational professions with applications for your life and work.


What: Forgiveness: a Pathway to Emotional Healing

When: Wed, Oct 5, 9am-4pm, Thu, Oct 6, 9am-3pm

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

Cost: Session one: $150, 0.6 CEUs, | Both sessions: $275, 1.1 CEUs

Continuing education credit: 11 hours (1.1 CEUs), 11 CECH (CHES) contact hours

Presenter: Robert Enright

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

2016 Brochure

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.