Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D., ABPP, is a nationally acclaimed expert on issues of trust, intimacy, and forgiveness. She is author of three award-winning books (How Can I Forgive You, The Courage to Forgive, The Freedom Not To; After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful; and Life with Pop: Lessons on Caring for an Aging Parent) which have sold more than ½ million copies. In private practice in Westport for 37 years, Dr. Spring is a recipient of the Connecticut Psychological Association’s Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Practice of Psychology and the Connecticut Association of Marriage and Family Therapists Award for Distinguished Family Service. Board Certified in Clinical Psychology, she is a former clinical supervisor in the Department of Psychology at Yale University, and a popular media guest on programs such as NPR and Good Morning America. www.janisaspring.com.
Friday, May 5th
Maintaining a Healthy You in Relationships
Relationships with parents, children, spouses, colleagues, and friends are often a source of great pleasure, but they also can be challenging. Learn concrete strategies to help you rise above a violation, contain an obsessive preoccupation with an injury, and make peace with the past.
Saturday, May 6th
Rejuvenating Your Self in Relationships
To have healthy relationships, it helps to see yourself and the other person fairly. Learn how to understand “the flip-flip factor”: that what attracts us to someone is often related to what may push us away, and how you can’t have one without the other.