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Long-lost Lovers in Therapy: A Different Kind of Romance

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About the Course

This online course requires the purchase of two very interesting articles from the author for $7 each. The two articles are:

“Lost Lovers in Therapy”: A discussion of how rekindled romances are different from ordinary romances, and the mistakes commonly made by therapists when dealing with lost love clients, in particular clients in extramarital relationships.

“Reunions With Adolescent Sweathearts”: An overview of The Lost Love Project — how the research project began, methods, results, and discussion of the major findings with 1500 participants.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Long-lost Lovers in Therapy: A Different Kind of Romance created by Nancy Kalish, Ph.D.

Course Material Author

Nancy Kalish, Ph.D.
Dr. Nancy Kalish is professor of psychology at California State University, Sacramento, where she teaches classes on life span development. She received her doctorate from the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Dr. Kalish has been a member of the American Psychological Association for 30 years and is currently serving on the Media Watch Committee of Division 46, Media Psychology. Dr. Kalish's research has been reported by The Associated Press, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, USA Today, Time, Psychology Today, and Modern Maturity, among hundreds of other publications worldwide. Dear Abby devoted two columns, over the years, to Dr. Kalish's findings on lost love. She has appeared as a guest on National Public Radio, Oprah, Montel, Maury, 20/20, the BBC, and CNN.

Nancy Kalish, Ph.D. authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. to explain why lost love reunions are powerful and enduring
  2. to identify issues that WILL be helpful for these clients to explore
  3. to describe therapy statements that will NOT be helpful, that will produce angry lost love clients who will terminate therapy
  4. to explain the important differences between lost love extramarital affairs and affairs with someone from work, a neighbor, etc.

Disclosure to Learners

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

CE Learning Systems adheres to the ACCME's Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Medical Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CE activity – including faculty, planners, reviewers, or others ― are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities (formerly known as commercial interests).

The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by this activity's planners, faculty, and the reviewer:

Planners and Reviewers

The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.

Faculty: Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

There are no relevant disclosures.

Commercial support

There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.

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