is a psychotherapist with 30 years of research and clinical experience working with the victims of abandonment trauma and loss. Founder of “Abandonment Recovery,” her books include Journey from Abandonment to Healing, Taming Your Outer Child, Black Swan:12 Lessons of Abandonment Recovery, and Abandonment Recovery Workbook.
Abandonment is a primal human fear and the underlying cause of emotional distress and dysfunction. Susan Anderson, psychotherapist and author of Taming Your Outer Child and Journey from Abandonment to Healing, will share powerful tools of emotional and spiritual healing to help you reverse abandonment’s universal wound. You will be taught exercises for each of the five stages of abandonment: shattering, withdrawal, internalizing, rage and lifting; how to conquer “abandoholism” and other outer child behaviors; how to make new connections; and steps for healing abandonment.