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Course: The Emotionally Abusive Relationship
by Beverly Engel

CE Credit Hours: 10
Fee: $49

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In this breakthrough book, Beverly Engel, one of the world's leading experts on the subject of 'emotional abuse' defines what it is and what to do about it. The text will help clinicians identify emotional abuse and how to find the roots of the behavior.

Combining personal clinical stories with action steps to heal, Engel provides prescriptive strategies that will allow therapists and their clients to work together to stop bringing out the worst in an abusive relationship. Clinicians will be able to recommend this book to clients wrestling with the horrific experience of emotional abuse.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the clinician will be able to:

  • Be better able to identify what constitutes emotional abuse
  • Have tools to use to help client's determine if they are being emotionally abused
  • Better understand the 'repetition compulsion' and the role childhood abuse history plays in today's patterns of abuse
  • Be able to use the 8-step program to help victims of emotional abuse recover
  • Be able to use the 7-step program to help the abuser change
  • Have a toolbox full of exercises to help client's progress through the steps of recovery

Syllabus / Course Instructions

  • This course is suitable for CE for beginning, intermediate and advanced level clinicians.
  • The Course consists of reading the selected book, successfully completing an online posttest and filling out a course evaluation.
  • The printed book or ebook is not included. It must be purchased separately. We have supplied a link to for your convenience.
  • Purchasing your course will give you access to both a printable copy of the test and an online version of the test. Print the test to use as a companion as you read the book and answer the questions.
  • You cannot exit the online test once you begin, so have your answers available.
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Bio: Beverly Engel

Beverly English is an internationally recognized therapist with over 30 years of experience addressing abuse, womens issues, sexuality, and relationships. She is the author of several nonfiction books, including Loving Him Without Losing You, Honor Your Anger, and The Jekyll and Hyde Syndrome.

She has shared her expertise on many national television programs, including: CNN, Ophrah!, Sally Jesse Raphael, Ricki Lake, and Leeza. She is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop leader at confeerences throughout the United States and Canada. She currently lives near Austin Texas.