Continuing Education Credits for The Strong Heart Relationship Program

Program content and Continuing Education hours provided by Being Well, Inc.


CE Applicants must also purchase The Strong Heart Relationship Program – Register here.


Being Well, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor homestudy continuing education for psychologists. Being Well, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The Relationship Workshop awards 7 homestudy credits to participating professionals.

Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance.


The Strong Heart Relationship Program is presented by Dr. Rick Hanson, who has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA and over 25 years of licensed clinical practice, as well as many years of teaching in doctoral-level environments, including a talk at the 2016 APA general meeting. To learn more view his bio here, or download his full CV here.


Only Dr. Hanson’s didactic presentations and exercises are eligible or required for CE credit. While CE participants are welcome to engage the supplemental materials (e.g. meditations and suggested readings), this is optional.

Dr. Hanson’s presentations and exercises in the Strong Heart Relationship Program will consist of 7 hours.


The Strong Heart Relationship Program costs $249.
Being Well, Inc. charges an additional $50 for administering the Continuing Education hours.


The Relationship Workshop is offered with a 30-day money-back guarantee. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the program, or unable to participate in it, please contact us and we will process a full refund.


The Strong Heart Relationship Program is suitable for anyone interested in building inner strengths to improve important relationships. It is also suitable for Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Mental Health Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses (mental health), Marriage and Family Therapists, and other Mental Health Professionals.




Beginning March 20, 2021 and ongoing. Following that dates, it can be utilized as a self-paced, on-demand program that can be started and completed at any time. Once you have paid in full, you have lifetime access to the program materials.

CE Applicants must also purchase The Strong Heart Relationship Program – Register here.


Once you complete the program you’ll need to pay the $50 administrative fee. Then, you will need to complete the Being Well, Inc. CE Request form and Post Test.

A passing score on the post-test is 80% (or more) correct answers. You need a passing score to receive Continuing Education hours. If you do not receive a passing score, Being Well, Inc. will notify you via email, and you can take the post-test again.

After you receive a passing score on the post-test, Being Well, Inc. will send you a CE Certificate via e-mail within two weeks.


  1. Name three benefits of self-compassion.
  2. Describe three ways in which a person could feel cared about.
  3. Name one way that autonomy promotes intimacy, and one way that intimacy promotes autonomy.
  4. Teach patients two ways to experience a sense of boundaries between themselves and others.
  5. Describe the three major patterns of attachment.
  6. Describe the three distinct neural substrates of empathy for the thoughts, emotions, and actions of others.
  1. Name two elements of the brain’s threat-defense system.
  2. Describe three characteristics of effective interpersonal communication (i.e., “wise speech”).
  3. Name two psychological techniques for increasing the sense of calm strength while in an interpersonal conflict.
  4. Distinguish between threat- and thrive-oriented interpersonal responses.
  5. Describe three key elements of nonviolent communication.

CE Applicants must also purchase The Strong Heart Relationship Program – Register here.

There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for the Strong Heart Relationship Program.

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