Strengthening Intimate Relationships: Healing Emotional Incest

Strengthening Intimate Relationships: Healing Emotional Incest

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This program identifies experiences of emotional incest, explores reasons for this phenomenon, and offers tools for healing.

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This program, through lecture and experiences, identifies the ‘chosen child’ and the emotional incest consequence for adult relationships. Ending the cycle of enmeshment and identifying skills in receiving and giving feedback are addressed. Theories of Patricia Love, Van Kaam, David Liptak, as well as Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen will be addressed. At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

1. Identify experiences of emotional incest and examine reasons for this phenomenon

2. Formulate nonviolent responses in giving and receiving feedback

3. Understand the concept of the chosen child

4. Identify families at risk for dysfunctional relationships

5. Network with other participants on community resources for support

This program is offered WVIS Executive Director, Sister Carole Riley, CPD, Ph.D.

CONTINUING EDUCATION: This program has been approved for CEU credits for Social Workers (5.0), Registered Nurses (5.5), and Licensed Professional Counselors (5.5)

DATE/TIME: This program will be held via Zoom on Saturday, November 12th from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm (Eastern)

OFFERING: The offering for this program is $50 and includes all materials plus certificate of completion. As you go through the registration process, you will be given the opportunity to donate by credit card or check.

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CONFIRMATION: You will receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite. Prior to the date of the event, you will receive a Zoom link with additional details. Questions regarding registration, please email; questions about the program, please email Sister Carole directly at