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CANCELED: Coping with Mid-Life: Crisis to Transition

CANCELED: Coping with Mid-Life: Crisis to Transition

The current public health concern involving the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is continuing to unfold.  The Library has been working closely with local and state authorities to make decisions that prioritize public health and safety. Per CDC guidelines for public gatherings, out of an abundance of caution, most events will be canceled or postponed until such time as more information is available and health officials provide updated guidance. At this time, these are only precautionary measures as we consider and care for the safety of our patrons.  We are working on rescheduling the program in the future.

Midlife crisis is a term coined in 1965 by Elliott Jaques defining a time where adults come to realize their own mortality and what life remains.  Some of the challenges of mid-life are fear and anxiety, loss of job, transition to a new career, discontentment with life, divorce or widowhood and letting go of resentments.

 How can we turn a mid-life crisis into a maturational experience resulting in a transition to a renewed sense of purpose in life?

This workshop will provide a discussion on what may cause a mid-life crisis, and some strategies for beginning to transform a crisis into a growth experience.

Topics covered include: Improve relationships with others,  decide whether to stay in a marriage, talk about the disappointments and challenges, decide what they want the future to look like, find meaning in life’s changes, identify new goals and establish better relationships with adult children and others.

Presented by George Grant, who has an MA in Mental Health Counseling from the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, has
earned his Psychoanalytic Certificate (the terminal degree in psychoanalysis) at ACAP, has retired from teaching, works part time at the JCNV and Grace Counseling, has a growing clinical practice, and has been one of the founding members of i-Strive, a program for high-functioning young adults on the spectrum who have aged-out of other programs.




Thursday, April 2, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Livingston - Program Room
Livingston Public Library

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  • 10 Robert Harp Dr.
    Livingston, NJ
  • 973-992-4600

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