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Robert Enright

 

Robert Enright, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and a professor of educational psychology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He established the International Forgiveness Institute, Inc. in 1994. He is the pioneer researcher in the social sciences on the psychology of forgiveness. Time Magazine referred to him as “the forgiveness trailblazer.” The author of over 130 publications, including seven books, he has lectured extensively across the world on the themes of forgiveness therapy and forgiveness education. He currently is helping schools to establish forgiveness education in Athens, Greece; Belfast, Northern Ireland; Galilee, Israel; and Monrovia, Liberia, Africa.

 
 
  

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Articles: Eight Keys to Forgiveness

By Robert Enright | October 15, 2015

Forgiveness can be incredibly difficult. Robert Enright explains where to start.

 

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