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The Path of Forgiveness: Returning to Love Week of February 11-16, 2018

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Are you ready to release the burden of resentment, recrimination, and regret and feel more empowered? In these challenging times, it’s more important than ever to expand our capacity to skillfully work through fear, anger, divisiveness, and other patterns that limit our well-being. Mastering the act of forgiveness is essential for anyone seeking psychological freedom and emotional transformation.
In this retreat, you’ll be shown how to break down and clear limiting stories, shift core beliefs, and unwind shame, blame, and retaliatory patterning. Ultimately, the path of forgiveness is a journey back to our authentic self, to the embodiment of love, compassion, generosity, and kindness. The leaders will guide you through a powerful, research-based forgiveness process that can be used to heal any type of conflict or painful situation, and addresses both forgiveness of others and self-forgiveness. We’ll engage mind-body methods, group process, and psycho-physical integration to ensure lasting results. Bring your greatest challenges and move toward more resourcefulness, love, connection, and inner peace than ever before. This retreat is open to anyone who wants to learn about and practice forgiveness. Practitioners will find it valuable both personally and professionally as it lays the groundwork for health and healing professionals who wish to help clients forgive and/or incorporate forgiveness into their practices.
Recommended reading: Luskin, Forgive for Good.
For continuing education syllabus, see
CE credit for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs;
CE credit for nurses;


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