Close to Me, Close to You

This program brings couples to their awareness of their family of origins and how it affects our ability to love freely. (Language: Chinese; Available during June 23-24, 2018; Available for customization)

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Program Overview

It increase awareness of your family of origins and its’ impact on your characters, likes & dislikes, triggers, fears etc., and how it affects your ability to love freely. Find a new friend from an old foe and rekindle the secret of love with mindfulness and elevation of awareness. Suitable for couples.

Learning Needs

The rate of divorce and the increasing call for conflict management indicate that relationships today are falling apart. Many couples are sharing a roof and not a life, living together as strangers and empty in heart and spirit. How can couples rekindle the love and romance in a relationship?

Program Delivery

This program employs lectures and video aids to instill knowledge and stimulate learning through psychodrama, self and group learning. Physical wellbeing programs is included for complete mind body spirit wellness for couples to improve connections and build intimate relationships.

Faculty Introduction


Dr. Carol Wang is a Taiwanese. She obtained her PhD degree of Clinical Psychology from East China Normal University. Carol became a certified China-licensed Counselor in 2007 and was joint certified as an intimate relationship trainer by Focus on Family (US) & China Social Work Association. She has lectured in various business enterprises and corporates, such as Bao Steel Corporate, Schneider, Eastman Chemical Company, TSMC, and China Eastern Airline, etc.

Carol is now leading the program design and learning of AITIA Family Learning Center. She is a senior counselor of parent-child education and specialized in changing family relations, focuses on mindful parenting through increasing parents' self-awareness to enable growth. Carol is experienced in EFT (Emotional Focus Therapy) which helps patients to cope with traumatic events, and practices SFT (Solution Focused Therapy) to assist adolescents overcome behavioral problems. She uses mindfulness techniques to enhance individual and family relationships. She is a clinical member and the secretary of SIMHA, a multidisciplinary professional association of therapists who provide mental health services to the international communities in Shanghai and is an International EAP Instructor/Counselor of Workplace Options. Carol was invited by CEO Global as a guest lecturer in Shanghai Jiao-tong University, Fu-Dan University, Tong-Ji University, East China Normal University and Shanghai International Studies University. She undertakes as the chief psychological supervisor of Chang-Ning District Research Institute. Carol has a great passion and devotes herself to strengthen marriage and family to promote the nurturing of happy family and a harmonious society.