Arlington, Virginia -- There is a difference between anger and
hatred, according to Dr. Paul C. Vitz. The renowned
professor and senior scholar at the Institute for the
Psychological Sciences (IPS) will be discussing this difference and how
to come to forgiveness during an upcoming online seminar sponsored
Dr. Vitz will present the “Interpersonal Hatred and Other
Barriers to Forgiveness” seminar December 9 from 9:30 am to
11:30 am EST.
Dr. Vitz’ teaching and extensive research is focused
on the integration of Christian theology, especially Catholic anthropology, with
psychology. Dr. Vitz has a Ph.D. from Stanford University, and
completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. He
served as a professor of Psychology at New York University
for many years prior to joining the faculty at IPS.
tailored primarily to the needs of mental health professionals, the
seminar will provide useful information for priests, pastoral ministers and
other interested individuals. The course will explain the origin of
interpersonal hatred, why people like and hold onto it, and
its long-term consequences. It will also offer some practical applications
for helping a client overcome hatred.
The course is co-sponsored
by the National Institute for Relationship Enhancement and provides two
CE credits. The cost to attend is $50 or $45
for early registration by Nov. 20, 2011.
Attendance is limited. Click
here to register. For more information, contact the IPS
Distance Learning Office at (703) 416-1441, x129.