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Janis Abrahms Spring, PhD, ABPP

Janis Abrahms Spring

Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D., ABPP, is a board certified clinical psychologist and nationally acclaimed expert on issues of trust, intimacy, and forgiveness. Her first book, After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful, has sold more than a half million copies and was a Books for a Better Life Award finalist in the categories of Best First Book and Best Relationship Book. The completely updated second edition (2012) includes a new chapter on affairs in cyberspace. How Can I Forgive You? The Courage to Forgive, the Freedom Not To, was a Books for a Better Life Award finalist in the category of Best Psychology Book. Life with Pop: Lessons on Caring for an Aging Parent, a Living Well Award Silver Medalist, captures the extraordinary, ordinary personal challenges and moments of grace that come with caregiving and growing old.

In private practice for more than 35 years in Westport, Connecticut, Dr. Spring is a recipient of the Connecticut Psychological Association’s Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Practice of Psychology and the Connecticut Marriage and Family Therapy’s Award for Distinguished Service to Families.

Dr. Spring received her B.A. from Brandeis University, magna cum laude; her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Connecticut, and her post-graduate training from Aaron Beck, M.D., at the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania. A former clinical supervisor in the Department of Psychology at Yale University, she often serves as a guest expert in the national media (Good Morning America, NPR, The New York Times, Huffington Post, Sirius XM Radio, and others).

Dr. Spring trains hundreds of therapists each year and is known for the richness and originality of her clinical skills. She presents regularly at venues such as The Smithsonian Institute, Harvard’s Continuing Education Conferences, Smith College School of Social Work, and Kripalu Institute, as well as at annual conferences of psychologists and marriage and family therapists. She and her husband have four sons and five grandchildren.
 

http://www.janisaspring.com


Online Courses and DVDs

Helping Couples Heal: The Intimate Dance of Forgiveness

Helping Couples Heal: The Intimate Dance of Forgiveness

  1.5 CEs We enter intimate relationships blindly, often effortlessly, swept up with passion and an idealized perception of our partner, often cocky about our ability to keep things hot. Most of us are totally unprepared for what lies ahea...

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Life with Pop: Lessons on Caring For An Aging Parent

Life with Pop: Lessons on Caring For An Aging Parent

1.5 CEs Seventeen million Americans currently care for their elderly parents, with more than 44 million baby boomers in the wings. This talk will give a language to this intergenerational, ordinary, extraordinary journey and help caregivers feel ...

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After the Affair: Trauma to Reconnection, Does it have to be this Hard?

After the Affair: Trauma to Reconnection, Does it have to be this Hard?

1.5 CEs For those who are going through the pain, confusion, and anger of an infidelity, this workshop is crucial to help you cope with the raging emotions, and how to make thoughtful decisions about your future. Infidelity is often the deathblow...

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Healing the Self when Forgiveness seems too Generous: A Radical Approach

Healing the Self when Forgiveness seems too Generous: A Radical Approach

1.5 CEs   Forgiveness is good for us and good people forgive – right? But are some interpersonal traumas – infidelity, abuse, neglect – simply unforgivable? This new way of thinking about forgiveness may be described as r...

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