Forgiveness Programme

Forgiveness Programme

HOPE worldwide (Singapore) is very privileged to work very closely with Dr Robert D. Enright, foremost expert on forgiveness, to introduce Forgiveness Programme in Singapore and the Asian region. HOPE worldwide (Singapore) will spearhead talks and workshops focusing on the power of Forgiveness Therapy.

In February 2015, the first full-day forgiveness workshop entitled Forgiveness: A Pathway to Emotional Healing was conducted and attended by over 70 professionals in counselling, psychology, social work and family education. Key topics include:

  • Meaning of forgiveness
  • Why forgive
  • The forgiveness pathway
  • Forgiveness communities


About Robert Enright, PhD

Robert D. Enright, PhD, received his doctorate in educational psychology from the University of Minnesota in 1976. He is a licensed psychologist and a professor of education psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, a position he has held since 1978. He is a founding board member of the International Forgiveness Institute, Inc., which develops forgiveness education materials for schools within conflict regions, such as Belfast, Northern Ireland, assisting teachers to deliver forgiveness instruction to students. He has been a leader in the scientific study of forgiveness and its effects since 1985. TIME magazine referred him as “the forgiveness trailblazer.” He is the author of more than 130 publications, including seven books. He and his colleagues have developed and tested a pathway to forgiveness that has helped incest survivors, people in drug rehabilitation, in hospice, in shelters for abused women, and in a cardiac unit of a hospital, among others. His forgiveness work has appeared in many national and international newspapers, magazines, and radio and television programs.

Individuals and organizations interested to know more about our Forgiveness talks and workshops can contact Vida Ortiz at 63129671 or email: