Forgiveness is an important treatment for resolving anger and hurt. Much of the academic research on forgiveness has been conducted by Professor Robert Enright, and he has authored an excellent book on the subject.

External Materials

Key reading

  • Baskin, T. W., & Enright, R. D. (2004). Intervention studies on forgiveness: a meta‚Äźanalysis. Journal of Counseling & Development, 82(1), 79-90 berkley.edu archive.org
  • Enright, R. D., Fitzgibbons, R. P. (2000). Helping clients forgive: An empirical guide for resolving anger and restoring hope. Washington DC: American Psychological Association
  • McCullough, M. E., vanOyen Witvliet, C. (2009). The psychology of forgiveness, in Snyder, C. R., & Lopez, S. J. eds, Oxford handbook of positive psychology. Oxford University Press, USA psy.miami.edu