From Crisis to Connection: Dr. Wendy Ulrich - Why is forgiveness so difficult? - Episode 48

from crisis to connection podcast Jan 01, 2020

I interview Dr. Wendy Ulrich, author and therapist, on the subject of forgiveness. We discuss the challenges of forgiving others, especially when there have been serious betrayals. We discuss:

- Why forgiveness is such a sensitive topic

- How forgiveness is different than trust

- How forgiveness benefits the injured/betrayed person

- What makes it hard for betrayed people to forgive

- What a betrayed person can do to begin the forgiveness process

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Wendy Ulrich, Ph.D., M.B.A., has been a psychologist in private practice, president of the Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists, and a visiting professor at Brigham Young University-Provo. She founded Sixteen Stones Center for Growth, which offers seminar-retreats for Latter-day Saint women and their loved ones (see Her books include Let God Love You; Weakness Is Not Sin; Habits of Happiness; The Temple Experience; Forgiving Ourselves; and national best-seller The Why of Work, coauthored with her husband, Dave Ulrich.


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