Stone cairn on the labyrinth at The Lodge at Woodloch

Janis Abrahms Spring

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 40 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.
Friday, October 18th
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, October 19th
Decluttering the Mind
We spend many moments lost in negative thoughts which rob us of the joy of being present and alive. Learn how to shift your preoccupation with relationship injuries and, perhaps, forge new interactions to make the most of your life.