Psychotherapist Susan Anderson is the author of The Abandonment Recovery Workbook, as well as Taming Your Outer Child and The Journey from Abandonment to Healing. The founder of the Outer Child and Abandonment Recovery movements, she has devoted the past 30 years of clinical experience and research to helping people resolve abandonment and overcome self-sabotage. Visit her online at www.outerchild.net and www.abandonment.net.
Using your imagination to create a future vision. Back to the Future exercise.
Implanting your intended outcome more deeply in your brain and increasing its sense of as-if reality. Writing a Future Letter exercise.
The Dream House visualization is designed to bypass your internal gatekeeper and become the engineer of your own life.
Healing abandonment involves summoning your creative energy. Your task is to create positive gains from adversity, growth in the place of woundedness.