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The American Balint Society is 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving the therapeutic relationships between healing professionals and their clients/patients.
   
The American Balint
Society is a member
 

 

  Leadership Intensive
  
 Denver, Colorado
January 19-22, 2017
 

The American Balint Society

is a member society of the 

International Balint Federation.

The American Balint Society

is a member society of the 

International Balint Federation.

The American Balint Society

is a member society of the 

International Balint Federation.

HomeMission

The American Balint Society

We exist to make good care better

Mission Statement

 

The American Balint Society strives to

           

Develop & Support professionals who lead or are members of Balint groups

Promote & Encourage increased participation in Balint group work
Teach & Study the nature, use and effectiveness of Balint groups

           

 

Vision Statement

 
The vision of the American Balint Society is for relationships of profound trust, such as those between physicians and patients, to grow in respect and healing power.  Utilizing the empathy fostered through creative engagement with trusted peers in a safe environment, clinicians can improve their understanding of both themselves and others, so that patients and clients are increasingly heard, supported and empowered to become healthier and happier. 

What makes the ABS unique?

 

The ABS is unique in its focus on and approach to: actively engaging in the empathic care of others and of our professional selves; inspiring dedication and perseverance of health care providers; and developing essential skills for sustaining and enhancing resilience and longevity in practice. The core values that guide us include:

 

Authenticity

Collective wisdom

Compassion

Empathy

Hope

Lifelong learning

Reflection


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