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DAPP Event: Gaslighting

This webinar will discuss the important topic of gaslighting as it relates to intimate partner relationships.  Key concepts that will be explored include, identifying power & control versus equality in relationships, and discovering various types of emotional abuse including gaslighting.  Emphasis will be placed on learning to recognize unhealthy relationship and how gaslighting can affect emotional health.  Participants will learn about recovering from emotional abuse (gaslighting) and effective treatment. Resources will also be shared about getting help and support. (Webinar – 60 minutes)

Hosted by: Stephanie Asare Nti

Presenter: Vivian Levy, LCPC

WED: 05/19/2021: 8:00 am Wash DC, 3:00 pm Nairobi, 5:30 pm Delhi, 7:00 pm Bangkok

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Vivian is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LCPC) and an EMDR trained therapist. Through her work in family violence, she has gained a great understanding of trauma and the needs of the family and uses evidence-based techniques such as Eye Movement Desensitization (EMDR) to treat trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, as well as anxiety and depression. She also treats couples using “Imago” principles, helping them experience trust and safety in the relationship. Vivian has worked closely with the legal system and is a trained mediator focusing on helping couples to effectively continue to co-parent their children, after separation and divorce. Vivian is a member of the International Association for Counseling (IAC). Her extensive travel and personal diverse background, as well as her in-depth experience working with a multitude of cultures, have helped her gain a deep understanding of the cross section between culture and treatment approaches.