Forgiveness, reparation and love in the healing process
Letting go of hurt, resentment and anger liberates us to move forward emotionally and psychologically. Forgiving people for hurting us and not holding on to regrets interminably allows us to repair relationships and heal old wounds. Learning forgiveness and reparation opens the possibility of also forgiving ourselves and having a more loving and accepting attitude towards ourselves and others.
This course will explore the elements of forgiveness, reparation and love in life and how they can be handled in the therapeutic process and in the transference. We will look at how encouraging forgiveness and reparation in therapy can facilitate emotional and psychological healing.
We will draw on Literature, Politics, Psychodynamic, Psychoanalytic and Existential theories, Clinical case studies and our own experience, to examine the subject in depth. This is an interactive course using rich material brought by the group.
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About the host
Mickey Yudkin is a sessional lecturer in the Faculty of Lifelong Learning at the School of Psychological Sciences at Birkbeck College, University of London. She teaches Psychoanalytic Psychology and covers a range of theorists including Freud and Klein on topics such as narcissism, depression, envy, passion, love, anger, anxiety and shame.