Dr. Janis Abrahms Spring is a
popular author, therapist and workshop leader who focuses on
relationships. Though widely published in academic journals and textbooks,
in North America, she is known largely through her appearances as a guest
expert on television (Good Morning America, Geraldo and Sally Jessy
Raphael), National Public Radio, in magazines (Cosmopolitan, New Woman,
Ladies' Home Journal, Glamour and Marie Claire) and newspapers (The New
York Times and The Washington Post).
She is a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, a clinical supervisor in the
Department of Psychology at Yale University, and an internationally
recognized workshop leader. Her private practice in Westport, Conn., deals
largely with couples that are confronting infidelity issues, making her
one of the only therapists in North America with this specialty. Her
best-selling book, After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust
when a Partner Has Been Unfaithful was published in the United States in
1996, and with foreign rights sold 10 more countries such as Germany,
Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and Brazil. Based on
21 years of practice in the field, it won finalist recognition in two
categories of the Books for a Better Life Awards: Best First Book, and
Best Relationships Book.
Speaker of the Week #67
In this episode of Speaker of the Week, broadcast
June 18, 1999, Dr. Abrahms Spring discusses love,
romance, fidelity and forgiveness.
1 of her Calgary presentation, a speech entitled
How To Get Them, and How To
Keep Them, she talks about infidelity and
how common it
is these days. She then presents three basic
ideas that make relationships successful,
stressing that it is the
little things that can make the
difference in relationships.