Communication in Marriage: The Art of Love, Apology, and Forgiveness
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
6:00 – 8:00 PM ET
Gary Chapman, Ph.D., is an author, speaker, and counselor who has a passion for people and helping them form lasting relationships. Dr. Chapman is a well-known marriage counselor and director of marriage seminars. The 5 Love Languages® is one of his most popular titles, topping various best–seller charts for years, selling more than 12 million copies, and has been on The New York Times best-selling list since 2007. Dr. Chapman has been directly involved in real-life family counseling since the beginning of his ministry years. His nationally-syndicated radio programs air on Moody Radio Network on more than 400 affiliate stations.
When working with couples, there are two essentials to long–term positive relationships. First, individuals in a relationship must feel loved and appreciated, and second, they must deal effectively with their failures. In this Webinar, renowned marriage counselor, Dr. Gary Chapman, will address both of these issues by sharing research from his best-selling book, The 5 Love Languages. He will discuss how mental health professionals can help provide clients with practical ways to express love and appreciation in a language the other person will feel. He will also review his work on The 5 Love Languages of Apology. Dr. Chapman will provide the five most common ways couples tend to apologize and why most apologies miss the mark. In conclusion, this Webinar will address what forgiveness does and does not do and ways to help couples practice forgiveness in their marriages.
- Assess how to help clients identify their love languages and communicate needs to their spouses
- Discuss how to help clients effectively recognize the love languages of others
- Identify ways to help couples apologize more effectively and practice forgiveness
2.0 CE Credits available for LPC, LMFT, LCSW, and IBCC Credential Holders
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