What You'll Learn

  • How past painful experiences in relationships (including developmental trauma) intrude into and significantly impair our relational functioning;

  • What commitment and hard work is not enough—healing relationships requires more working smart than working hard;

  • How to use the Forward-Facing process as a discipline to become the person you choose to be instead of how your painful past experiences have programmed you;

  • How to interrupt the physiological threat response in our bodies that are compelling us to act in self-defense instead of acting with compassion and love;

  • Learn the secrets of co-regulation so that you can become an instrument of health, healing and safety for the people you love and care about;

  • How to immediately find satisfaction and hope in even the most contentious of relationships

Meet Your Instructor

J. Eric Gentry, PhD, LMHC, DAAETS is an internationally recognized leader in the study and treatment of traumatic stress and compassion fatigue. His Ph.D. is from Florida State University where he studied with Professor Charles Figley—a pioneer of these two fields. In 1997, he co-developed the Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP) for Compassion Fatigue—the world’s only evidence-based treatment protocol for compassion fatigue. In 1998, he introduced the Certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist Training and Compassion Fatigue Prevention & Resiliency Training. These two trainings have demonstrated treatment effectiveness for the symptoms of compassion fatigue and he published these effects in several journals. He has trained over 100,000 health professionals over the past 20 years.

He is the President and CEO of The Forward-Facing® Institute and owner of Compassion Unlimited– a private psychotherapy, training, and consulting practice—in Phoenix, AZ.

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This course is closed for enrollment.